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Kenneth Preston Outen
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1934
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2012
Matthews
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Kenneth Preston Outen MATTHEWS - Kenneth Preston Outen, 78, of Matthews went home to be with his Jesus on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Celebration of life services will be held 12:00 pm Saturday October 13, 2012 at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service at Sharon Memorial Park.

Kenneth was born April 22, 1934 in Mecklenburg, NC to the late John and Ethel Outen. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his brothers, Gordon, Donald, Bill , Edward and sister Shirley. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 46 years, Doris Smith Outen, a daughter, Sheri O. Holmes and husband Wesley, four sons, Michael , David, Darren, Bryan, ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a sister, Helen Boggs of Florida. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in Kenneth's honor to Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Building Fund 3316 Pleasant Plains Road, Matthews, NC 28105 and Presbyterian Hospice, PO Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233. On-line condolences may be left to www.heritagefuneral.net. The Outen family is in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Indian Trail Chapel.

Published in Charlotte Observer on October 12, 2012



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John G Outen
United States Census, 1940
Name: John G Outen
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Matthews, Township 13 Morning Star, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: North Carolina
Birth Year (Estimated): 1904
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John G Outen Head M 36
Ethel Outen Wife F 35
Gordon Outen Son M 16
Donald Outen Son M 14
Billy Outen Son M 11
Edward Outen Son M 9
Kenneth Outen Son M 6
Shirley Outen Daughter F 4
Helen Outen Daughter F 3

District: 60-105 , Family Number: 1 , Sheet Number and Letter: 1A , Line Number: 1 , Affiliate Publication Number: T627 , Affiliate Film Number: 2945 , Digital Folder Number: 005460269 , Image Number: 00396

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his wife's obit

Doris Smith Outen MATTHEWS - Doris Smith Outen, 74, of Matthews went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, January 24, 2013.

Celebration of life services will be held 2:00 pm Monday January 28, 2013 at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service at Sharon Memorial Park.

Doris was born August 19, 1938 in Albemarle, NC to G.W. "Bud" and Mary Russell Smith. She was a graduate of Albemarle High and Kings College.

She was the owner and operator of Matthews Pottery. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband of 46 years Kenneth Outen.

Doris is survived by a daughter, Sheri O. Holmes and husband Wesley, four sons, Michael, David, Darren, Bryan, ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren, a sister, Vivian Lowder of Tampa, Fl and a brother Nelson Smith of Spartanburg, SC.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Outen's honor to Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Building Fund, 3316 Pleasant Plains Road, Matthews, NC 28105.

The Outen family is in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Indian Trail Chapel.

Published in Charlotte Observer on January 27, 2013


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Gordon Outen (1903 - 1976)
  Ethel Lee Grant Outen (1904 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Doris Elaine Smith Outen (1938 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Gordon Outen (1924 - 1995)*
  Donald Richard Outen (1926 - 1980)*
  William Vernon Outen (1928 - 2011)*
  James Edward Outen (1930 - 2012)*
  Kenneth Preston Outen (1934 - 2012)
  Shirley Ann Outen Medlin (1935 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sharon Memorial Park
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Oct 12, 2012
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Kenneth Preston Outen
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Kenneth Preston Outen
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