She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. An avid animal lover, she leaves behind her dogs, Buddy and Zander.
She is survived by her loving and caring husband of 32 years, Billy Kennedy; her two beloved sons, Billy Kennedy Jr. and wife Erin of Paducah, Justin Kennedy and wife Jessica of Paducah; three sisters, Sue Canada and husband Eddie of Kevil, Jamie Spiceland and husband Allen of Sharpe, Jackie Hicks and husband Ronnie of West Paducah; two brothers, Mike Shepherd and wife Diane of West Paducah, Lynn Shepherd and wife Melanie of Brookport; her three wonderful grandchildren, Tatum Ann Kennedy, Diesel Kennedy and Hunter Kennedy; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceeded in death by her parents James and Anna Walls Shepherd and two brothers.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Rev. Terry Tippin officiated. Burial followed at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Rd. Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle of remembrance at www.milnerandorr.com.