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Ira Lee Kennington
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1889
Afton
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1978
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Ira Lee Kennington, 88, last of the William Henry Kennington family, died March 17, 1978 in Salt Lake City at the home of his son, Emerson Kennington.
He was born to William Henry and Elizabeth Lee Kennington Dec. 26, 1889 in Afton, where he lived until about 1920.
He and Emaline Humpherys were married May 1915 and they became the parents of six children; Emerson, Bernell, Paul (deceased) Mark, Genoa and Cumorah.
Emaline died in 1949.
Ira married Vilate Fellows in 1952 and she died in 1974.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 21 in his home town of Preston, Idaho. Interment was in the Preston Cemetery.

Kennington, Ira Lee (17 Mar 1978)Star Valley Independent

[Courtesy of Alan Fellows
Memorial Service Program of Ira Lee Kennington]

Services At: Tuesday, March 21, 1978 - 1:00 p.m. Preston Idaho Fifth Ward Chapel, with Bishop Joeseph P. Garner officiating

Family Prayer..............Bernell H. Kennington

Prelude Music..............Lourena Benson
Invocation.................Milton Owen
Duet "How Great Thou Art" by Bishop & Mrs. Loyal Hansen
Life Sketch................Mack H. Kennington
Speaker....................Bishop Jack Cherrington
Piano Medley...............Jay M. Kennington
Tribute....................Dean M. Kennington
Remarks....................Bishop Joseph P. Garner
Benediction................Bishop Vern Klippert
Postlude Music.............Lourena Benson

Dedication of Grave........Emerson H. Kennington
Military Rites.............Preston Veteran's (World War I)

Pall Bearers: George Kennington, Keith M. Kennington, Jack Phillips,
Kenneth Romney, Richard Romney, Rich Montgomery

Honorary Pall Bearers: Salt Lake Hollady Third Ward High Priest Group, Preston First - Fifth Ward High Priest Group, Preston Veteran's of World War I

Funeral Directors, Mackay Cottonwood Morturay, Salt Lake City, Utah 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Kennington (1844 - 1914)
  Elizabeth Ann Lee Kennington (1848 - 1913)
 
 Spouses:
  Emeline Humpherys Kennington (1887 - 1949)
  Emmeline Humphreys Kennington (1886 - 1949)*
  Vilate Fellows Davis-Kennington (1900 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Genoa Kennington Wilhelmsen (1919 - 2013)*
  Paul Humpherys Kennington (1921 - 1950)*
  Mack Humpherys Kennington (1923 - 1992)*
  Cumorah Kennington Romney (1928 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Esther Kennington Matthews (1866 - 1897)**
  Mary Caroline Kennington (1868 - 1868)**
  William Henery Kennington (1869 - 1963)**
  Mary Ann Kennington Low (1872 - 1944)**
  Alonzo Richard Kennington (1874 - 1964)**
  John Kennington (1876 - 1951)*
  Ida Eliza Kennington Jensen (1877 - 1951)**
  Joseph Hyrum Kennington (1878 - 1945)*
  George Seward Kennington (1879 - 1939)**
  Samuel Kennington (1880 - 1943)*
  Albert Edwin Kennington (1883 - 1966)**
  Elizabeth Ann Kennington Buckley (1885 - 1923)*
  Ira Lee Kennington (1889 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Preston Cemetery
Preston
Franklin County
Idaho, USA
 
Created by: Wes & Debi Grossnickle
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55223992
Ira Lee Kennington
Added by: Wes & Debi Grossnickle
 
Ira Lee Kennington
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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Vilate is a sister to my grandfather, Verl Fellows. Thank you for your service during World War I.
- Uncle Oafie
 Added: Feb. 5, 2015

- Robert Bailey
 Added: Nov. 16, 2011

- John & Kitty
 Added: Apr. 18, 2011
 
 
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