1933 — 2023
Betty Lou Kennedy, 89, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023. She was born January 11, 1933, in Welch, Oklahoma, the daughter of Richard and Lillie (Elam) Parks. She graduated from San Bernardino High School in 1950. Betty was employed by Southwestern Bell for 20 years, retiring on April 8, 1988. Mrs. Kennedy was a member of the Pioneers volunteer network, serving as secretary for several years. Betty married Raymond Leon Kennedy on August 11, 1949 in Las Vegas, NV. He preceded her in death on October 15, 2001. Survivors include her children, Richard Kennedy of Meriden, Randy Kennedy of Topeka, and Karen Sandmeyer of Topeka; grandchildren Tom Kennedy (Ivony), Brenda...