Betty Kennedy

Published 2:01 pm Friday, January 7, 2022

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Betty Joyce Kennedy, 88, a resident of Riverview Apartments in Franklinton, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 6, 2022. She enjoyed making crafts and going on trips with her friends at Riverview. Betty was a lifelong member of Stateline Missionary Baptist Church that enjoyed planting flowers and working in the yard. Her family was always the most important thing in her life and she loved drinking coffee and visiting with her beloved brothers. Betty adored her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She is survived by two brothers and sisters in law, Jay “J.B.” and Joan Kennedy, and

Clyde and Yvonne Kennedy; and also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Andrew Kennedy and Eunice Pope Kennedy; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Carlos W. and Bonnie Mae Kennedy, Havon and Elsie Kennedy, Bryce and Ruth Kennedy, Harry and Annie Mae Kennedy, and Ford and Dorothy Kennedy; and four sisters and brothers-in-law, Henrietta K. and Nolan Ray Williamson, Myra K. and Earl Boone, Earline K. and Reese Parker, and Annette H. and William R. Armour Jr.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, with Bro. Glenn Nace, Bro. Bryant Barnes and Bro. Trey Jenkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Seal Cemetery on Henry Kennedy Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stateline Missionary Baptist Church or Angie First Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Brian Kennedy, Richard Kennedy, Brad Nace, Tim Saucier, Chris Nace and Nathan Nace.