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Kenneth Dean Vail

October 9, 1940 April 7, 2019
Kenneth Dean  Vail
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Obituary for Kenneth Dean Vail

Kenneth Dean Vail, 78, of Palmyra, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, MO.
The family is being served by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel of Palmyra, MO.

A graveside service will be 10:00 AM, Thursday April 11th, 2019 at Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, MO.

Mr. Vail was born October 9, 1940, in Palmyra, MO to Grover and Frances Parks Vail.

He was married to Rose Joann Russell on August 21st, 1970 in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include his daughters Sonya Lenz (Paul), Anita Pfeifer (Tom) of Quincy, IL., Laurie Martinez (Frank) of Aztec NM, and son, Troy Barnett of Palmyra, MO; sister Shirley Brown of Quincy, IL., grandchildren; Jordan Lenz, Joshua Scranton (Sacha), Brandon Scranton ( Alyssa), Josh Martinez, Lauren Martinez, Kaylie Martinez; great-grandchildren, Klayton, Tanner, Kinsley, and Brandi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother, Robert Vail, Grandson Jacob Scranton.

Kenneth graduated from Palmyra High School. Professionally Kenneth was a Carpenter and Architectural woodworker. He retired from Architectural Woodworking of Palmyra, MO. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and woodworking.

Kenneth was Christian by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Palmyra Senior Nutrition Center.
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10:00 AM 4/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery

3741 Highway BB
Palmyra, Missouri 63461

Greenwood Cemetery
3741 Highway BB Palmyra 63461 Missouri
United States

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Greenwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

3741 Highway BB
Palmyra, Missouri 63461

3741 Highway BB Palmyra 63461 Missouri
United States

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Palmyra Nutrition Center

Palmyra, Missouri 63461

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