Margie A. Kennedy

Margie A. Kennedy, 53, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at her residence. She was born on September 16, 1967, in Pittsfield, the daughter of Freddie and Irene Smith Howland.

Survivors include her companion, Jessie Bankhead of Springfield; three children, Darius Kennedy of Peoria, Michelle Kennedy of Lynn, MO and Jessica Bankhead of Columbia, MO; five grandchildren; two sisters, Tina Splain of Louisiana, MO, Pearlie Howland of St. Louis, MO; three brothers, Jimmy (Robin) Howland of Louisiana, MO, Freddie Howland of Hong Kong and Robbert Howland of Clarksville, MO; and a host nieces and nephews.

Margie is preceded in death by her parents, one infant daughter, and step-mother, Imogene Colvert Howland.

Margie was a resident of Springfield for most of her life. She was a CNA at Regency Care. She was very interested in fashion. Margie was a spiritual person. She enjoyed cooking and was an avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.

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