It is with great sadness that Friendswood ISD brings news that Dr. Myrlene Kennedy passed away January 12,2014 after a brief illness.
“Dr K,” as she was affectionately called, has worked for FISD for more than 50 years and has impacted thousands during that time. She has served as teacher, coach, Assistant Principal, FHS Principal, and Assistant Superintendent of Student Affairs. She is known for her work with the annual FHS musical, Homecoming, the Patriotic Halftime as well as with UIL Academic and Athletic competitions.
She will be remembered for her unfailing devotion and love for Friendswood High School. She passed away peacefully with family around her.
Update 1/14/14: Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5 to 8 pm at the Friendswood Friends Church, 502 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the South Main Baptist Church, 4300 E. Sam Houston Parkway S., Pasadena, TX 77505 with Dr. Ron Lyles officiating. Interment will follow at the Grandview Cemetery in Pasadena, TX.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to The Myrlene Kennedy Women’s Athletic Scholarship Fund, c/o Wells Fargo Bank, 830 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546.
Condolences may be sent to the Kennedy family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.
Early dismissal for Friendswood High School will be at 12:30 pm Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.