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The Kennedy Mortuary
Friday February 5th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Friday February 5th, 2021

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Emma Irene Kay



Emma Irene Kay




Emma Irene Kay, age 47, of Laurens, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at her home.


Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of Linda Faye Standridge Kay and the late Laylon Martin Kay.  Emma was affectionately known to be fierce and loving to her family and friends.


Surviving in addition to her mother are her daughters, Kimber Spado (Ken Williams) of Anderson and Kayla Spado (Kese) of Anderson; a special friend, Bob Franks; sisters, Linda C. Hawkins (Randy) of McCormick, Brenda Kay Przybyla (Ronald) of Laurens, Judy Kay Davis (Todd) of Williamston, and Donna Lynne Kay of Anderson; grandchildren, Azjiana Lomax, Kenzie, Lilly, Kage “Lil D” Williams and numerous nieces and nephews.  


In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Dominic Garcia.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Friday, February 5, 2021, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.


The family will be at the home of Ronald and Brenda Przybyla, 1279 Hood Creek Road.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.



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I remember 18 yo emmy coming to work at the salon where I worked and she was stubborn but bending, bending but not breaking.... She was emma kay she loved her family and kept them close at all times. I'll love you all of my lifetime emmy.... Save me a cloud. Tammy Hickey

Tammy Hickey Mar 2 2021 12:00 AM

I will love and remember emma the kids and the kay familybfor all of my days bc you're such a loving and close family.. my heart feels like it's shattered and I know you all are in shock..Emmy was that person who everyone knew when she etered a room bc her personality was larger than life and she was kind and compassionate to anyone who was down and out but her children and her grandchildren were the highlight of her life, linda I want you and the family to know how sorry I am but emma will find a way to let you know she found peace with Kaylin and dominic so everytime you share a rememberable of childhood or adulthood that brings a smile or a laugh that's just her way of telling you she loved you... Tammy Hickey I'm glad I was in her world. With love and a heavy heart Emma you were one of a kind,there will never be another you.

Tammy Hickey Feb 3 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emma Kay

Mandy Atkinson Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

Donna I'm sorry for the lose of your baby sister! I love you and my prayers go out to your family, Deborah Patker

Deborah Parker Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry for the lose of your baby sister! Deborah Parker

Deborah Parker Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM