KENNETH KINNARD, 77
Brooker - Kenneth Kinnard Mott, 77, of Brooker passed away peacefully, Monday, July 21, 2014 at North Florida Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
Mr. Mott was born July 12, 1937 in Brooker to the late Howard and Jeanette Kelley Mott. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service. He served as a mechanic on various air craft carriers during the Vietnam War. He was also employed with the Bradford County School System where he was the air conditioning and refrigerating supervisor until he retired. He was a member of Brooker Baptist Church, serving as deacon and teaching Sunday school. Mr. Mott was on the Board of Directors of Dedan Cemetery, and he was an executive committee member of the New River Baptist Association. He also served as a member of the FL Baptist Disaster Relief Team and he was part of the team that went to New York to assist after the 9/11 tragedy. He was preceded in death by a brother Milton Mott.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Ina Stern Mott; daughter, Sherra Mott Allen, husband Jim of Carriere, Miss; grandchildren, Andrew Allen and Paige Allen both of Carriere, Miss.; two sisters, Anneta Andrews of Brooker, FL and Janice Jackson of Lake City; brothers, Hall Mott (Cleo) of Clarksburg, Tenn., J.E. Mott (Renae) of Brooker; sister-in-law, Louise Mott of Brooker, Fla.
Funeral Services for Mr. Mott will be Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Brooker Baptist Church, with Rev. Paul Samson presiding. Burial will be at Dedan Cemetery following the service. The family invites friends to celebrate Kenneth's life as a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and friend during a visitation at 1:00 pm an hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers donations will be made to Florida Baptist Children's Home in Lacrosse, Florida. Please make checks out to Brooker Baptist Church, P.O. Box 96, Brooker, Florida, 32622. Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler, Florida is in charge of the arrangements. 386-496-2008. Please sign the guestbook at
Archer Funeral Home
55 N Lake Dr Lake Butler, FL 32054
Published in Gainesville Sun from July 23 to July 24, 2014