Kendra Beth Hada, daughter of Jeanette (Storie) and Dudley Brown was born November 29, 1957 in Lubbock, Texas. At the age of 63, she was called home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 11, 2021 with the love of her life, Alan Hada, by her side.
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Kendra’s life in Alva began in 1970 where she started 7th grade at Alva Junior High. On March 6, 1976, she married her high school sweetheart Gilbert Alan Hada at the College Hill Church of Christ. She then graduated with the class of 1976 from Alva Senior High School. To their marriage 2 boys were born: James and Travis.
Later in life, Kendra graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1993 with a BSN Nursing degree. She was the #1 student in her class, and graduated with highest honors. She also received the Summa Cum Laude award.
Kendra began her medical career as an RN at Share Medical Center. She also worked at Share Home Health. Because of her compassionate nature, and dedication she was chosen from the nursing staff to serve at the OKC bombing to help care for people. Kendra was also a nurse at BJCC. She retired from Share Home Health in September 2012. Kendra was blessed, and became a “Nonnie” on April 28, 2015. Being a Nonnie was a dream come true. Kendra and Alan moved to Muskogee, OK to be near their grandchild, Mariah Faith Hada. Kendra enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, gardening and bird watching.
Kendra was preceded in death by Baby Girl Hada on October 11, 1977, her dad James Dudley Brown on January 21, 2002, her mother Sarah Jeanette Brown on March 2, 2004, her sister Tyla Jill Brown on September 10, 2015, and her grandson Cole Alan Hada on March 29, 2013.
Kendra is survived by her husband Alan; two sons: James and Travis and his wife Janessa; two grandchildren: Kiarra and Mariah; two sisters: Resa Harris and husband Patrick, Rona Badley and husband Steve; mother-in-law Arlene Hada; two brothers-in-law: Terry and Jerry Hada; three nephews: Jared Johnson and wife Amanda, Landon Johnson and wife Kieara, and Timothy Harris; one niece Emily Harris; three great nieces: Keagen, Evie, and Ellie Johnson; and a host of many other family members and many friends.
True Love Never Ends
Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Chandler Road Church of Christ in Muskogee. Inurnment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home. Condolences can be sent to: Alan Hada, 606 Foltz Lane, Muskogee, OK, 74403.
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