Kenny Broadway

Kenny Broadway

Kenny Broadway, 61, of Anna, died Monday, March 21, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent in Evansville, Ind. 

He was born on May 22, 1960, in Union County, the son of Jim and Hilda Werner Broadway. 

He married Barbara Smith on Sept. 5, 1981, in Anna. 

Mr. Broadway is survived by his wife, Barbara Broadway of Anna; brothers Mike Broadway of Cobden and Gary (Shirley) Broadway of Jonesboro; sisters Sandy Carpenter of Tilton, Sheila (Steve) Zinn of Dongola and Linda (Tim) Hanney of Anna; many nieces and nephews, Shawn, Amy, and Janie; many great-nieces and nephews, Aden and Jaycie Hopkins, Nick and Chris James; sisters-in-law Sharon Broadway, Christine Broadway, Rhonda Broadway, Dorris Downs of Granite City, Ella (Ed) Earnhart of Anna, Phyllis (Junior) DuRall of Anna and Pam Smith and Cathy Smith; brothers-in-law Danny Smith of Ohio and Steve (Carol) Smith of Indianapolis, Ind.; his mother-in-law, Rosie Smith; several cousins; other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Bill, George and Chuck Broadway; a nephew, David Broadway; and his father-in-law, Clarence Smith. 

Mr. Broadway was a jack of all trades and worked various jobs over the years. 

He attended Lockard Chapel Baptist Church and enjoyed singing along to gospel music. He loved listening to music and dancing, especially with Barbara. 

He enjoyed fishing any time he was able to go. He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews and his dog Chloe. 

Memorial services were at 3 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Jack Richardson officiating.

Memorials can be made to Rendleman & Hileman Funeral home to assist the family with expenses.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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