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McMillan Funeral Home

702 West College Street, Booneville, MS

OBITUARY

Juanita Kennedy

January 27, 1934February 5, 2020
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Juanita Kennedy, 86, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at her home. She was born January 27, 1934, to Dewey and Christine Taylor. She worked for Brown Shoe Company, Blue Bell, River Oaks, Marietta Manufacturing and Golden Manufacturing. She was a member of Zion Rest Church of Christ. She enjoyed cooking, mowing her yard, gardening, catfishing, quilting and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, February 9, 2019, at McMillian Funeral Home with Minister Tony Brown and Minister Ronnie Livingston officiating. Burial will be in Sumner’s Chapel Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Mickey Kennedy and Paul (Charie) Kennedy; two daughters, Denise (Eddie) Barnett and Missy (Melvin) Lambert; one daughter-in-law, Amanda Kennedy Pardue; one brother, Albert Taylor; one sister, Billie Norris; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Earl Kennedy; one son, Houston Dale Kennedy; one great-grandson, Dalen Thomas; her parents; six brothers, Charles, Raymond, Bobby, Guy, Rather and Robert Taylor; and two sisters, Leon Hunkapiller and Charlene Ward.

Visitation will be Saturday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Albert Taylor, Brother
  • Billie Norris, Sister
  • Mickey Kennedy, Son
  • Paul Kennedy (Charie), Son
  • Denise Barnett (Eddie), Daughter
  • Missy Lambert (Melvin), Daughter
  • Dewey Taylor, Father (deceased)
  • Christine Taylor, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Raymond Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Bobby Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Guy Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Robert Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Rather Taylor, Brother (deceased)
  • Leon Hunkapiller, Sister (deceased)
  • Charlene Ward, Sister (deceased)
  • Houston Earl Kennedy, Husband (deceased)
  • Houston Dale Kennedy, Son (deceased)
  • Dalen Thomas, Great-Grandson (deceased)
  • Amanda Kennedy Pardue, Daughter-in-law
  • Juanita Kennedy leaves behind 12 Grandchildren and 19 Great-Grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 8, 2020
  • A Celebration of Life Sunday, February 9, 2020

Memories

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Kay Pope

February 7, 2020

Ms. Juanita was one of the sweetest ladies I know. Always enjoyed talking to her when she sat in front of me at Worship. So sorry I won't be able to come. I am not able to be out, having a problem with my knee. Love ya'll

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Biography

Juanita Kennedy, 86, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at her home. She was born January 27, 1934, to Dewey and Christine Taylor. She worked for Brown Shoe Company, Marietta Manufacturing and Golden Manufacturing. She was a member of Zion Rest Church of Christ. She enjoyed cooking, mowing her yard, gardening, catfishing, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, February 9, 2019, at McMillian Funeral Home with Minister Tony Brown and Minister Ronnie Livingston officiating. Burial will be in Sumner’s Chapel Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Mickey Kennedy and Paul (Charie) Kennedy; two daughters, Denise (Eddie) Barnett and Missy (Melvin) Lambert; one daughter-in-law, Amanda Kennedy Pardue; one brother, Albert Taylor; one sister, Billie Norris; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Earl Kennedy; one son, Houston Dale Kennedy; one great-grandson, Dalen Thomas; her parents; six brothers, Charles, Raymond, Bobby, Guy, Rather and Robert Taylor; and two sisters, Leon Hunkapiller and Charlene Ward.

Visitation will be Saturday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.