Jean Kennedy


GOLDEN, MS – Jean Kennedy, 81, died Friday, August 16, 2019, at her residence.  She was born in Alabama to Troy and Robbie Gentry Holland.  She was a factory worker for over forty years and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. 

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 20, 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Bro. Lee Davis and Bro. Roger Wood officiating.  Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by one son-Dennis Kennedy (Martha) of Golden; one grandson-Seth Kennedy (Lisa) of Golden; three great-grandsons-Adam Strickland, Mitchell Kennedy and Bryce Kennedy; one sister-Jeanette Underwood (Carthell) and two brothers-Arvis Holland (Kris) and Jerry Holland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband-Lewis Kennedy; one granddaughter-Lisa Strickland and a brother-Donald Holland.

Pallbearers will be Greg Pharr, Seth Kennedy, Michael Underwood, Gunner Pruitt, Peyton Wooten and Paul Wood. Her great-grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation will be Monday, August 19, 6-9 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church.