Sarah May Kennedy 84, died Monday, March 7, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.


Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday,March 10, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church, Plank Road, Robbins, with Dr. Bill Cooper and Reverend Eldon Hinedgardner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall and at other times at the home.


May was a native of Moore County. She faithfully served the Lord and her church. She loved and cared for others by visiting those that were sick or homebound. May was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a hairdresser since the 60”s and loved all the folks who came to her shop. May enjoyed traveling to faraway places, but especially to the beach and river, where she rode the jet ski with her dog “Rosie”.  She was a daughter of the the late Walter Branson and Gladys Dowdy Brown and was preceded in death by grandson: Todd Wesley Horner;  siblings: Julian, Mazie, Roy, Waye and Fred.


May is survived by her husband, of 47 years, Curtis Kennedy; sons: Wesley Horner  and wife Betty, Anthony Kennedy; daughters: Marsha Phillips and husband Wayne, Ellen Rogers and husband Randy, Melanie Barrientos; grandchildren: Wendy, Susie, Renee’, Carlotta, Robin, Judith, Catherine, Shane, Stacy, Lee, Brian, Daniel, Brittany, Seth;  25 great grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren.


Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 548 Marley Road, Robbins, NC 27325..


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Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Kennedy family.



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  1. May, you were loved by so many. You will be greatly missed. Fly high with the angels now, Your pain and sorrow has ended. Until we meet again sweet friend

    Sharon Davis

  2. Mae, you have been such a blessing to our family. I know that you are happy and at rest now. You will have a great reunion there with your family. You may be gone from this earth but you will forever be in my heart. God has blessed us with you as a wonder

  3. May,

    You will be terribly missed. You were loved by all of us and our memories of you will be cherished forever. No one can prepare any of us for a loss, it comes swiftly like the wind. When we lose a loved one on earth we gain an angel in he

  4. Condolences to the family.Always enjoyed seeing Mae.She always said she and I looked just alike and I always took that as a compliment.

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