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Mary B. Kennington

October 28, 1946 — April 17, 2023

Newberry

Mary B. Kennington

Mary Baker Kennington, 76, of Newberry, widow of Charles Layton Kennington, died Monday, April 17, 2023 at her residence.

Born on October 28, 1946 in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late Todd and Essie Mae Outlaw Baker. Mary retired from the Newberry County School District and was a seamstress for many years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberry and the Ruth Sunday School Class. Mary spent countless hours working in and tending to her beautiful yard. She was a wonderful cook, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Charles Alan (Angela) Kennington of Daniel Island; a daughter, Wanda (Barry) Hartman of Prosperity; a sister, Linda Robinson of Lancaster; a brother, Douglas Baker of Lancaster; grandchildren, Taylor Allmond Kennington, Ashton Kennington Bathgate, Brodie Allen Bathgate, Meghan Hartman Bryant, and Kellsey Nicole Bryant.

She was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Baker and by her grandson, Gage Kenneth Kennington.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at the First Baptist Church of Newberry by the Rev. Dr. Albert Allen. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Relocation Fund, 1020 Boundary Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Stanley Michaw, Roger Kennington, Eric Kennington, Johnny Rucker, Robert Maynor, John Paul Whitaker, and Greg Evans.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Ruth Sunday School Class.

The family would like to thank the staff of Angel Care for their love and assistance .

 

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

McSwain - Evans Funeral Home

1724 Main St., Newberry, SC 29108

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Burial

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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