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Graveside Service

Patterson Chapel United Methodist Cemetery
Friday December 17th, 2021

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Shirley Louise Kennedy

Shirley Louise Kennedy


Shirley Louise Kennedy, age 75, of Laurens, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021.

She was born in Laurens County and was a daughter of the late Ford L. Kennedy and Bertha Bowman Kennedy and granddaughter of the late Horace and Bessie “Tanny” Bowman and J.T. and Rosa Brady.

Shirley graduated from Ford High School in 1964 and was a member of Patterson Chapel UMC. She retired from Todd Distributors, and was a sales rep for Laurens Glass. She was a lifelong fan of Clemson Football and enjoyed watching soaps and game shows and enjoyed cross stitching in her early years.

She is survived by her sister, Janet Quinn of Laurens; her nieces Caroline Quinn of Lanford, Elaine Kennedy of Texas, Debbie Hester Smith (Randy) of Easley and Suzanne Hester Smith of Spartanburg; her nephew Wylder Quinn of Landford; and many nieces and nephews that she loved to spoil.

In addition to her parents and grandparents, she is predeceased by her brothers, Henry Kennedy and Johnny Kennedy, her sister, Carolyn Hester and her niece, Brady Quinn.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Patterson Chapel UMC Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.

The family will be at the home of her sister, Janet Quinn, 204 Glendale Avenue, Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Doris Huey Price Dec 16 2021 9:10 PM

Shirley & I were in the same classes In school . She was always a friend through the years. Am so sorry for families loss.

Frances A( Earl)Merrell Dec 15 2021 9:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Tammy Morgan Dec 15 2021 7:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Linda Hughes Smith Dec 15 2021 4:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Rene T Neel Dec 15 2021 12:02 PM

So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. Love and prayers.

Sandra Ball Tucker Dec 15 2021 9:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Marion Lynch Dec 14 2021 11:51 PM

12-14-2021 Janet and Family, So sorry to hear of Shirleys passing. I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen M. Nix Dec 14 2021 4:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Kennedy

Karen M Nix Dec 14 2021 4:43 PM

So sorry for your loss. Shirley was a very sweet and kind lady. Our prayers and love are with you. Lynn morton turner

Lynn turner Dec 14 2021 4:05 PM

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