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Martha Maria Reggio Kenly Chestnut

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Martha Maria Reggio Kenly Chestnut

Shreveport, LA - Martha Maria Reggio Kenly Chestnut, age 76, died Wed. April 2, 2014 at Garden Park Nursing Home after a long illness. Mrs. Kenly was born on Sept 10, 1937 to Maurice and Ruth Reggio in Shreveport, LA. She has resided all her life here in the Shreveport area. She retired from Bell-South after 23 years of service. She was a devoted wife to her husband Rufus Kenly of 47 years.

Visitation for family will be held 5pm-6pm for family only and between 6pm-8pm for friends on Friday evening at the Aulds Funeral Home. Mass will be said at St. Mary's of the Pines Catholic Church located on Bert Kouns at 10:00am this Saturday morning followed by graveside services at Centuries Memorial Park on Mansfield Rd.

Mrs. Kenly was preceded in death by 2 husbands, Rufus N. Kenly and Edward Chestnut and 2 sisters.

She is survived by 3 children and their spouses, Janie and John Norris, Kim and Wayne Pearson and Greg and Lisa Kenly. She has 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 3 on the way, 1 brother Maurice Reggio, and 2 sisters Ruth Ann Massena and Vickie Jambon and too numerous to count nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank St. Joseph's Hospice and their staff for their kindness


Published in Shreveport Times on Apr. 4, 2014
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