Ernestine E. Kennedy, 83, of Pierce City, MO. passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 in the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery in Sarcoxie. Rosary service was held held on Thursday, visitation followed in the church.