Obituary from the Junction City (Kansas) Republic, May 11, 1916: "Obituary. Sarah Ann Kennedy, daughter of Wm. and Sarah Kennedy, was born in Tuscarawas county, Ohio, Sept. 12, 1834, and died May 6, 1916, aged 81 years, 7 months and 22 days. She was united in marriage to Robert Insley Sept. 29, 1853 and to this union nine children were born. Of these 5 sons and one daughter, 22 grand children and 7 great grand children survive her, besides a host of relatives. Her husband died more than 18 years ago. Mrs. Insley was a Christian woman and a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for many years. She united with this church Jan. 10, 1896 by letter under the pastorate of J. K. Miller. For the last year she has made her home with her son, George, of this city. Her life was helpful and self-sacrificing and there remains for her the rest of the people of God."
She is buried in Highland Cemetery, Junction City, KS.