Gene Kennedy


BELMONT, MS. – Charles Gene Kennedy, 73, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at his home in Belmont. He was born November 7, 1941 to William Bailey and Jessica Rogers Kennedy in Vina, Alabama. He was an active member of Golden Central Baptist Church. He was retired from True Temper Sports in Amory.

Services will be Saturday, September 5, at 2 p.m. at Golden Central Baptist Church, Golden, Ms. with Bro. Mickey Trammel and the Rev. Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery, Golden, Ms. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, Ms. will be in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are his wife of 51 years – Barbara Spencer Kennedy, Belmont, Ms.;  one sister– Margie Pharr, Belmont, Ms.; several nieces, nephews and cousins and a host of friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Virgil, James, Lewis and Nealy Kennedy and three sisters, Eulene Turman, Ann McCalpin and Phyllis Byram.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, September 4, 6-9 p.m. at Golden Central Baptist Church.