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Brett Alan Kennemer

Brett Alan Kennemer, 31, of Quitman, passed away Sunday evening, July 28, 2019 in Quitman.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Glenn Bevill and Jane Riley Bevill; paternal grandfather, Jesse Darnell Kennemer; and father, Kevin Rogers Kennemer.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 13 years, Jessica Kennemer of Quitman; mother and step father, Tammy and Paul Kelbe of Alba; his two children, Kevin Darnell Kennemer and Kyla Dawn Kennemer; siblings, Brenna Russell and husband Drew of Quitman, Collin Kelbe of Alba, and John Kelbe and wife Andrea of Garland; nephew, Cullen Russell; niece Avery and Hattie Kelbe; and numerous extended family members and many friends.

Brett was born in Tyler on March 7, 1988 to Kevin and Tammy Kennemer. Brett lived his entire life in Quitman, graduating from Quitman High School in 2006. In 2007 he married Jessica Henson, and later had two children, Kevin and Kyla. He was a member of Spur On Ministries, and a former member of Myrtle Springs Baptist Church.

Brett worked as a Lease Operator for Gaither Petroleum and worked part time at Neon Moon Restaurant and Club, but enjoyed being a musician the most. He was extremely talented and played several instruments, mostly those with strings. He was a member of Whiskey Confessions, bass player in the Chris Bevill Band, and was the front man in the Hainesville Traveling Radio Show in his last few years.

Visitation for Brett is scheduled for 6-8 PM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Lowe Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Rock Hill Cemetery Friday, August 2, 2019 after an intimate private family graveside. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6 PM Friday afternoon at Neon Moon Restaurant and Club, where all are welcome to attend.


Lowe Funeral Home
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  • 1102 E. Goode St
    Quitman, Texas 75783

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Neon Moon Restaurant & Club
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  • 4672 W State Highway 154
    Yantis, Texas 75497

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Wonderful memories of both your children growing up with mine. Tammy you and your previous family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love,Sheree, Lauren and Briar Gates

Sheree Gates Aug 3 2019 12:00 AM

Our prayers and condolences to all Brett's family and friends.

Cheyrl Turner Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM

What a super smart guy! I admired his knowledge and enjoyed his fun personality.Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. Psalm 116:15

Kendal Farmer Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

Gonna Miss Him Everyday. But will see him again!

Christopher Bevill Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

Psalm 34:18, "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit" Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, we are heartbroken for what you are having to go through.Our love always...

Don and Shari Hurley & Family Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

My Deepest Condolences to The Family. Brett was a dear friend and will be missed so much.💖

Nita Crawley Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

To the family, please accept our deepest condolences and prayers. Mike & Rebecca

Mike & Rebecca Swartz Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

My prayers to the family and friends sorry for yalls loss RIP Brett

Kenny and laci whitehead Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers to all the family, God Please Comfort the family & friends.

Ray & Kim Smith Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

Seeing all the posts on Facebook from your family and friends has warmed my heart. You were loved by so many and touched so many lives. We loved having you at our house!! I will always cherish our short conversations when we went outside to smoke! They would always start out serious but end in laughter. I'm proud to have had you for a Son in Law. Prayers for the family and friends 🙏🏻 I love ya and RIP Brett 💔

Kathy Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

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