Obituary: Marguerite C. Kennington

Ms. Kennington, 90, Winter Garden, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

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Marguerite C. Kennington, 90, of Winter Garden, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

She moved to Winter Garden when she was 3. She was an avid square dancer, Gators fan and a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a retired supervisor with the Winter Garden Water Department. She also served as a driver for Meals on Wheels to Trailer City.

Her favorite place to walk the beach and collect shells was Bonita Springs, where she created many family vacation memories.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Wade Kenington; her parents, Sam and Lizzie Jane Cannon; and her brother, L.J. Cannon.

Survivors include her son, Michael Kennington; daughter, Tammy Kennington, and her son-in-law, David May; grandson, Nathan Kennington; cousin Gayle Mazar; nephew, Scott King, and his wife, Lori; niece, Kristy Hope, and her husband, Daniel Santiago; and her lifelong friend who was more of a sister to her, Laura Johnson.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Calvary Baptist Church in Winter Garden, with interment following in Winter Garden Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be made to Mike Conley Hospice House, 2100 Oakley Seaver Blvd., Clermont, FL 34711, or Calvary Baptist Church, 631 S. Dillard St., Winter Garden, FL 34787.


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