Mrs. Delphia Danley Kennedy, age 92 of Carthage passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at her home. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday at Summer Hill Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Arnold Comer. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service. 

A native of Surry County she was the last surviving child of the late Arthur and Bertha Carlyle Danley. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Rufus Russell Kennedy and five brothers and sisters. 

Mrs. Kennedy was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. 

She is survived by her sons Rufus Russell Kennedy, Jr. and wife Freda, Richard "Ricky" Lee Kennedy and wife Gail all of Carthage; two grandchildren Tara Phillips and Shannon Kennedy. 

Memorials may be made to Summer Hill Baptist Church cemetery fund, 663 Summer Hill Church Road, Carthage, NC 28327.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Kennedy family. 


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  1. Such a wonderful sweet Lady.-  She will be missed by all.-  We have been blessed to have known her during her life.-  We worked with her dear husband Rufus and they were a couple you could admire for their loving relationship.-  To the family, please know

  2. Delphia was one of the first people my mother (Gloria Corder) met when moving to NC from VA way back in 1959. They became very good friends and remained best of friends until the death of my mother in Sept. of last year. I am sure they are now together on

  3. Remembering Delphia-  this morning with fond memories, she was such a sweet caring lady.-  The last time I saw her she was happy and always asking about others more than herself.-  I know she will be greatly missed, I believe she is now with our Lord Jesu

  4. Jr. & Ricky, your mom was such a sweet wonderful woman. She was so kind to everyone. I never saw her that she didn’t smile and always asked how everyone in the family was doing. My mother told me one time that I reminded her of your mom because I always h

  5. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. She will truly be missed not only by the family, but by all her friends as well.

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