Eileen E. (Abernathey) Kemp, 92, of White Pigeon, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at her home, following an extended illness.
Eileen was born on July 26, 1917, in Concord, Ill., a daughter to Earl and Ella Abernathey.
Eileen was married to Charles Lawrence Kemp, who preceded her in death. She lived in Concord and Morrisonville, Ill., for many years, then in Elkhart, Ind., before moving to White Pigeon two years ago.
For many years, Eileen was a grade school and junior high school music teacher in Morrisonville. She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Georgia Locke of Elkhart, Sylvia (Tom) Cady of Phoenix; a son, Larry Kemp of Illinois; 10 grandchildren; several great-grand children; one sister, Melba Hendershot of Shawnee Mission, Kan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers; and two sons, John Stephen and Hugh Charles Kemp.
Cremation has been conducted and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Concord Christian Church, Concord, Ill. There will be no visitation. Arrangements were made by the Farrand Funeral Home, White Pigeon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Three Rivers Hospice or the Concord Christian Church. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.