Peggy Jean Webster Kennedy


PO BOX 232/1554 SH 7 EAST


PHONE: 936-598-4331        FAX: 936-591-9944


Peggy Jean Webster Kennedy, 85, of Center, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, in Center.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 19, 2021, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Ozay Ford officiating.  Interment will follow at Kennedy Cemetery in Shelby County.


Peggy Jean Webster was born September 18, 1935, in Center, to Ruby Louise Green Webster and Earnest Benton Webster.  Following her early graduation, Peggy got on a bus and went to Houston.  There, she married Lock B. Chambers.  They owned and operated a drug store, where Peggy made all the salads and had a wonderful lunch following.  She was also a Railroad Employee for twenty-five years while in Houston.  In 1976, Peggy married Keith Kennedy and started a wonderful life of 45 years.  They built a beautiful home and ranch on Lower Arcadia Road.  Peggy was a longstanding member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.


She and her first husband, Lock B. Chambers, had two children, Sheila C. Brock of Center and Brian Glenn Chambers of Castle Rock, Colorado.  Sheila has given Peggy two grandchildren, Justin and Jeffrey.  Brian and Donna gave Peggy a granddaughter, Taylor; and her stepson, Allan Kennedy and wife Terri of Dallas gave Peggy another beautiful granddaughter, Audrey, and a handsome grandson, Trevor.


Also surviving Peggy is her husband, Keith Kennedy of Center; son, William Kennedy; stepdaughter, Kristin Kennedy Drost and husband Tom of Colorado Springs, Colorado; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives; and a host of family friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ruby Louise Green Webster and Earnest Benton Webster; her sister, Nell; and brothers, Earnest Jr. (Shorty) and Russell.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jeffery and Justin Brock, and Trevor Kennedy; and nephews, Josh, Joel, and Daniel Webster.


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