Thelma Jane Kennedy, 90, passed away peacefully, Friday, February 8, 2019 at Randolph Health and Rehabilitation, Asheboro, NC,

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, February 11, 2019 at Dover Baptist Church, Seagrove, NC, with the Reverend Tommy Kidd and Reverend DJ Harry officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 PM.

Thelma was a hard working lady. Being born with disabilities to her feet, never held her back from enjoying life fully.  Caring for her flowers and canning produce from the vegetable garden were just a few of the things that she loved the most.  Thelma had a BIG, open heart for children of all ages. She was the daughter of the late Jason and Esther Brewer Kennedy and was preceded in death by brothers: Earl, Fred, Roy, Junior, Clyde and Jonah Kennedy.

Thelma is survived by sister: Tula Foster, of Asheboro; sisters in law: Canarie Kennedy, Betty Williamson and husband Herbert, both of Seagrove; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial may be made to Dover Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2527 Dover Church Road, Seagrove, NC 27341.

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Kennedy Family.

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  1. Heaven gained another sweet Angel. Thelma was like a grandmother to so many of us. Her sweet kindness will be a sweet memory forever in my heart. I spent many-¬†summer’s with her and Grandpa. I will cherish those memories forever in my heart. Rest In Peace

  2. Thelma you were the best sister to me and I will miss you. I know I will see you again. May you rest in peace sweet sister.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God (Psalms 83:18) of comfort and tender mercies (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) comfort your hearts while we await His Kingdom government that Jesus prayed for in the Lord’s Prayer. Revelation 21:4,5 promises He will soon end de

  4. I’m sorry for your loss, pain and suffering. Whenever we lose a loved one in death we feel a sting and a void in our hearts, as if someone ripped part of our heart out. The pain seems like it will never go away. It will with time, or it will at least ease

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