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Barbara (Kerby) Tennison

July 24, 1942 – August 30, 2019

Barbara Tennison, age 77, of Red Oak, went to be with her heavenly family on the morning of August 30, 2019.

Services are scheduled for today (Saturday) at 2 p.m., at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery.

Barbara was born on July 24, 1942, in Abilene, to the late Henry and Gladys Kerby. She grew up and attended school in Gatesville. Barbara married Ben Tennison on Sept. 19, 1959, in Gatesville. They moved to Red Oak in March 1970. There they spent another 44 years together before Ben passed on in April 2015.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Ben Tennison; and her parents.

Barbara is survived by her two sons, Bo Tennison and wife, Carolyn, and Wade Tennison and wife, Amy; nine grandchildren, Brenda, Bryan, Chris, Danielle, Jenny, Emily, Noah, Josh and Christian; five great-grandchildren, Bryna, Mila, Caden, Landon and Maisie; sister, Brenda Helms and husband, Jerry; and many nieces and nephews.

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