|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1948|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 1950|
2-Year Old Baby Drowns in Ditch
Tragedy struck the community of Auburn Thursday morning, when Kirk Kennington, two-year old son of Mr and Mrs Lester Kennington, fell in a ditch near their home and was drowned.
The accident occurred at about 10 a.m. They had observed the baby only a minute or two before he drowned, playing in the yard, apparently in no danger.
Funeral services will be held in the Auburn ward chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. The body will be at the home of Mrs Kennigton's parents, Mr and Mrs Denman Miller Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
The sympathy of the entire valley is extended to the bereaved family.
Services Held For Kennington Baby
Funeral services were held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Auburn ward chapel for Kirk Kennington, 2-year old son of Mr and Mrs Lester Kennington, who was drowned in an irrigation ditch near their home on Thursday, July 6. They were under the direction of Bishop Charles Moser as follows:
Prayer in the home; Leslie Hillyard.
Music: Elona Hillyard and Ruth Linfdord.
Opening son: Choir, "Sometime, Somewhere".
Prayer: Doyle Hyde.
Song: Glenda Hyde and Ada Nelson," Might Lak' a Rose".
Speaker: H. C. Walton.
Original verses: Elona G. Hillyard
Song: Ern Turner, "Boy Of Mine".
Speaker: Jess Draney.
Closing remarks: Bp. Charles Moser.
Song: Ladies' Chorus, "Whispering Hope".
Prayer: Bp. Lloyd Hyde.
Deduction of grave: Bp. Oliver Haderlie.
Pall Bearers: Earl D. Miller, Milton Haderlie, Niles Wood, and Kenneth Wilkes.
Surviving are his parents, Mr and Mrs Lester Kennington, one sister, Kathyrn, his grandparents, Mr and Mrs D. H. Miller and Mrs J.H. Kennington.
The following relatives and friends from out of the valley were in attendance at the funeral:
Mr Eugene McKusker, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mr and Mrs C.J. Larsen of Magna, Utah; Mr and Mrs Jack Smith of Midvale, Utah; Mr and Mrs Dick Mietche of Los Angeles, Calif; Mr and Mrs Russell Miller and daughter Dorothy, of Dingle Idaho; Mr and Mrs Fred Miller and daughter and Mrs Stanley Freeman of Montpelier, Idaho; Mrs Grace Summers and daughter Suzanne of Spokane, Wash. Mr and Mrs P.M. Johnson of Ogden,k Utah; Mrs Genevieve Reed and Mrs Hattie Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mr and Mrs Jesse Monson of Pleasant Grove, Utah;' Mr and Mrs Lloyd Kennington and Joe Kennington of Logan, Utah.
Kennington, Kirk (6 Jul 1950) (1-3)Star Valley Independent
KIRK M. KENNINGTON is the son of LESTER GORDEN KENNINGTON and MARY ELNORE MILLER
Lester Gordon Kennington (1919 - 2007)
Mary Eleanore Miller Kennington (1926 - 2009)
Kirk M. Kennington (1948 - 1950)
Jay H. Kennington (1951 - 1951)*
Susan Kay Kennington Crowther (1953 - 2006)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Oct 27, 2008
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