Doc Kennen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest March 2, 2009, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Mr. Vernal Richard "Doc" Kennen, husband of Mrs. Doris K. Minor Kennen of Augusta, Ga. Doc was retired from the United States Army and INA Insurance Co. He was an avid fisherman and golfer. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Doris K. Minor Kennen, Augusta; two step- sons, Gary W. Minor, Augusta, and John T. Minor and wife, Andrea, Augusta; three step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews, who knew him as "Uncle Doc". A Memorial Service with full Military Honors will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009, at 2 p.m., in the Thomas L. King Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at the funeral home between the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Augusta Alzheimer Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904. Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Rd., Martinez, GA Florist: 11 a.m. on Friday. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-March 4, 2009