Kenneth L. Booker
Funeral Date: 1/23/2016

Obituary:
Kenneth L. Booker age 67 of Hermitage, AR died Wednesday, January 20th at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born November 15th, 1948 in Hermitage, AR, a son of Emily Sweeney Booker, Hermitage, AR and the late Aubert Booker. Ken was co owner and operator of B.I.C. LLC. Booker Industrial Construction Company with his wife and the love of his life which he loved to tell people, Jean Sweeney Booker whom he married February 7, 1981 and over these years of marriage they were nearly inseparable as husband, wife, best friends and business owners. Ken Booker was a perfectionist, a good hearted and honest man. He and Jean demonstrated a love for each other with support of his wife Jean in a very unique relationship which grew stronger over the 34 years of marriage they shared, doing the things they enjoyed like running their company, hunting and fishing together and sharing their love for each other. Ken Booker shared a relationship with Stan Sweeney that was more than family he always said Stan was a brother and confidant that he truly enjoyed. Surviving other than his wife Jean and his mother Emily, are their children, Barry Booker and spouse Kim, Hermitage, AR, Tammie McDougald and spouse Joey, Sumpter, AR. Clint Booker and spouse Amy, Texarkana, TX, Stan Sweeney and spouse Linda, Hilo, AR Jackie Dean Sweeney, Hampton, AR. and Kim Sweeney Thurman and spouse Bobby, Beaumont, TX. 10 grandchildren Brittany Carter, Austin Booker, Josh Grice, Haley McDougald, John McDougald, Shelby Green, James Carter, Alexandra Carter, Ranaan Booker and Nova Booker. 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was 1:30 pm Saturday, January 23rd at the Antioch Baptist Church near Hermitage, AR with Rev. Keith Nutt officiating. Musicians were Suzije Matheny and Becky Gandy. Burial was in Gravel Ridge Cemetery by Frazer Funeral Home. Active Pallbearers were Jack Dasch, Ryan Dossey, Rick Newton, Reggie Hargis, Clay Wagnon, Kenny Thompson, John Simpson and Brent Erwin. Honorary Pallbearers were Bruce Marter, David Dees, Hugh Allen Quimby, Joffre Long, Tony Hunt and Lindwood Dees.

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Name: Jason and Michelle McDougald
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Tammie, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. If you need me you can always call me. Love you.

Name: Carolyn Curry
Message: Jean & Family, I have appreciated your friendship for many, many years. My heartfelt sympathy for your loss.

Name: William and Toni Carr Miller
Message: Jean and family you all are in our prayers.

Name: Klay and LaWanda McKinney
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Earline & Pat Morman
Message: Jean and family, so sorry. Prayers for comfort, peace and strength during this time.

Name: Kaylon Clanton (Taylor)
Message: So sorry for your loss. God will keep u safe in his arms.

Name: Randy and Skye Clanton
Message: Prayers for comfort and peace for all of you.

Name: Randy and Marcy Gorman
Message: So sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you.

Name: Ray Jamie & ashlea Bennett
Message: Jean, we are so very sorry. We loved Kenneth and everyone at BIC was like family to us. We are thankful and blessed we were able to have Kenneth as a friend. Kenneth will be missed and always remembered for the great man he was. We love you.. Call Us if you need anything.

Name: Thomas & Barbara Rice
Message: Our thoughts and prayers go out to Aunt Emily and family.

Name: Alton &Betty Richard
Message: Barry, prayers for you and your family.

Name: Mike & Phena Loftin
Message: We are so very sorry. We have you in our hearts and prayers..Love you.

Name: Nicki and Freddy Miller
Message: So sorry for your loss

Name: Jerry & Fay Forrest
Message: Barry & Clint our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Mark and Donna Raney
Message: Ms Jean, we are so sorry to hear about Mr Kenneth! I hate we missed visitation but we just found out! Mr Kenneth was a very well-respected man and he will be missed. We will keep all the family in our prayers.

Name: Sam & Rita Johnson
Message: Sorry for your loss.

Name: Mike Mercer
Message: I had only kknown Mr. Booker a couple of years. I will miss the positive spirit, superior working knowledge, and good work ethics he displayed. At times like these, we can look to the Bible for words of comfort.

Name: earl wright
Message: God Bless a very strong man and Father,husband,and friend.May he RIP.. and God Bless the Family.

Name: Sherry Funderburg
Message: Mrs. Jean and family I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Kenneth You all will be in my prayers

Name: Kenny&Tammy Hensley
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