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Save Connie & Sonnys home

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September 10th, 2018 Kenny Hackney suddenly passed away - due to a heart attack. 
He left behind his best friend & loving wife , Connie Hackney. 
They met in 2008, fell in love and married March 9th, 2009. 
Their love was one made for the movies - a love fairy tale. Bestfriends, soul mates - a love that was noticed by any passing stranger. 
Kenny was retired, Connie works for ADDUS.  They purchased a house  a little of a year ago and together made it their home. Connie's older brother , Sonny moved in with them. 
Sonny lives with & suffers from MS. / Multiple Scierosis

Sonny is confined to a wheel chair - unable to move around quickly nor easily on his own. 
Kenny & Connie together took care of Sonny. Kenny installed many handicap accesibilities items through out their home to help Sonny with daily, every day functions. A wheel chair ramp, handicap handles through out the home, handicap handles to help Sonny get in & out of his wheel  chair, restroom, bath & toilet. 
While Connie worked during the day, Kenny was at home helping take care of Sonny.
Kennys passing has been a sudden & painful loss for all - his wife Connie misses her best friend - her husband. Sonny misses his buddy - his brother in law. 
In the past several years, Connie has lost close family members. She has been the one to be by their side thru illness and their passings - also making arrangements for their memorial services & funerals. Her mom passed away May 8, 2016 - on Mothers day. 
Kenny was by her side - with a warm loving embrace, helping her through her tragic loss - mother. 
Kennys sudden passing has not only taken a huge emotional toll on Connie ( and Sonny) - his passing has also left Connie & Sonny facing a horrible time with the great, true fear of losing their home.
the home Connie & Kenny dreamed of together & made it theirs together - the home Sonny deseperately depends on daily, with all the handicap accesibilities added, in which Kenny happily added to their home for Sonny. 
With Kennys passing - he has adult children from a previous marriage. They are going thru lawyers, wanting Connie to sell the home so they can inherit their fathers percentage of the purchase price of the home. 
Connie has been working as hard and quickly as possible to come up with the cash to give to Kenny's adult children - so that she doesn't have to sell her home - she isn't in a financial position to afford a new home, nor a new home & equip it with handicap accesibilities that are needed for Sonny. 
Im starting this gofundme, in hopes to raise the money needed for Connie to give to Kenny's adult children so Connie is able to continue to live in her home - Sonny as well. And money to help cover Connie's cost of lawyer fees thru this situation. Im setting it at $40,000 any amount donated will be extremely helpful and a true blessing. 
I appreciate your time and any help you are able to donate. 
Lets help Connie & Sonny be able to keep their home & provide the money to Kenny's adult children, so this can all be put behind everyone and Connie can then grieve her husband's passing.
I've watched, personally -Connie struggle thru trying to figure out how to keep their home & get the money to Kenny's adult kids, while working , taking care of her handicap brother and not being able to properly mourn the loss of her best friend, her husband - Kenny. 
All while still feeling the loss from the passing of her mom - Nancy.


Connie Ogilvie Hackney
Decatur, IL

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