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Jack Kennedy

November 18, 1936 — December 2, 2020

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Jack Kennedy, age 84, passed away at Panola Medical Center today, December 2, 2020. Jack was the husband of Freida Kennedy.

Funeral services for Jack will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2020 in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 Friday evening at Wells Funeral Home for visitation. Rev. Bobby Caples and Rev. Tracy Reed will officiate the service. Interment will be held at Magnolia Cemetery.

Jack was born November 18, 1936 to the late Earl Kennedy and Mallie Wood Kennedy in Tishomingo County, MS. Jack retired from GMAC after 30 years where he worked for the company in their factory in Chicago. Jack enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and raising cattle in his later years. Jack was a kind man who treasured time with his grandchildren, loved telling stories and laughing. He adored his precious puppy Nibbles.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years, Freida Stevens Kennedy of Como; 2 sons, Jackie Kennedy of Chicago, IL., and David Kennedy of Pope;, 3 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by one son, James Howard "Jamie" Kennedy.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, December 4, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Interment

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Cemetery

U.S. 51, Batesville, MS

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