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Roberta Jane Kennedy

Graveside service for Roberta Jane Kennedy will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with her nephew, John James Kennedy Cameron of Burkburnett, Texas officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.

Roberta Jane Kennedy, 91, Lawton, passed away at Ten Oaks Place on Monday, August 5, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Lawton. She was formerly of Des Moines, Iowa but moved to Lawton in October of 2013 to be closer to her family. Roberta was born January 2, 1928 in Guthrie Center, Iowa to Charles Cleveland and Mary Adelaide (Johnston) Kennedy.

She moved to Des Moines, Iowa in 1948 and began working for the American Telegraph and Telephone Company. She worked in many positions including the senior facilities assignment clerk. She retired in 1983 after 35 years. Roberta was a member of the Telephone Pioneers in Des Moines.

Left to mourn her loss are her brother-in-law, John Cameron of Lawton, nephew, John McGlothlen and wife Kim of Phoenix, Arizona, nephew, Shane McGlothlen of Phoenix, Arizona, nephew, Kevan Cameron and wife Elise of Severance, Colorado, niece, Lori Lovett and husband Bruce of Rincon, Georgia, nephew, John James Kennedy Cameron and wife Meredith of Burkburnett, Texas and numerous great and great great nieces, nephews, and friends.

Roberta was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Mary Virginia McGlothlen and Phyllis Joyce Cameron, one brother, Franklin Johnston Kennedy, brother-in-law, George Benton McGlothlen and many beloved pets who will meet her at the Rainbow Bridge.

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