Willie Kay Kennedy

March 26, 1948 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 73)


     Willie Kay Kennedy, age 73 of Hillcrest Dr. in Byrdstown, TN passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville, TN. 

     He was born March 26, 1948 in Byrdstown, TN to Cordell Kennedy and Ora (Jones) Kennedy. He was a former dock manager and a veteran.

     Willie is survived by his Wife: Rebecca (Ellison) Kennedy; (1) Daughter: Patricia Cross and Husband: Gary; (1) Son: Russell Kennedy and Wife: Penny; (4) Grandchildren: Neal Kennedy, Karley Schoettle, Kennedy Schoettle, Kamryn Cross. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. 

     He was preceded in death by his Parents: Cordell and Ora Kennedy; Grandchild: Makayla Kennedy; (2) Brothers: Hershel Ray Kennedy and Porter Kennedy; (2) Sisters: Wondell Griffin and Joyce York. 

     Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 1:00 PM from Brown Funeral Chapel. Bro. Randy Tompkins will officiate with burial to follow in Mullins Cemetery. 

     The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

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December 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Chapel
202 West Main St
Byrdstown, TN 38549

Funeral Service
December 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Chapel
202 West Main St
Byrdstown, TN 38549

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