Mary Pearl Kennedy

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, December 28, 2017

Mary Pearl Kennedy, age 87, of Picayune, Mississippi passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Reeves officiating. Burial will be at New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kennedy was a lifetime resident of Picayune and a member at Westlawn Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, and Mam Maw and will be missed by all who knew her.

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She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jimmy Kennedy of Picayune; son, Charles W. Fore (Peggy) of Picayune; daughter, Lydia Ann Archer (Ray) of Picayune; five grandchildren, Raean, Jeremy (Kimberly), Nikki (Dustin), Chris (Samantha), and Justin (Ashley); 15 great-grandchildren, Montana, Baylee, Madison, Caitlyn, Kimbell, Rylee, Camryn, Jace, Kenley, Bently, Brock, Jaycee, Jackson, Jon’Elyn, and Roman.

She is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Lydia Howard; brothers, Leroy Howard, John Howard, Louis Howard, and Dick Howard; sisters, Annie Lee Hartfield, and Lily Mae White.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.