Carlene was born Carlene Hays on April 17, 1945 at home in Austin, Indiana. Her parents were Milton and Golden Hays. She has one brother Ralph Hays, living in Crothersville, Indian and one sister Betty Calloway ( who proceeded her in death) from Scottsburg, Indiana. Carlene graduated from Crothersville High School in 1963 as Class Vice President. She also graduated from Rogers State College making the Deans List. Carlene married Marcus Kennedy on Dec. 14, 1963 In Crothersville, In. They have two sons, Mark Kennedy living in Owasso Ok & Eric Kennedy living in Claremore, Ok. She has one Grandson Marcus Kennedy living in Claremore and two Grand daughters, Carlee Kennedy living in Claremore, Ok and Shelbey Hilton living in Salt Lake City, Utah. After moving to Claremore in 1979 she Completed her degree at Rogers State and went to work for First Data Resources as a supervisor until she retired in 2007. She lived on a ranch north of Chelsea, Ok for 16 years before being stricken with Alzheimer's disease. She passed away at Brookdale Nursing Home in Claremore, Ok on Sept.30, 2020.
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