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Lucille Hardy Kennedy
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Obituary for Lucille Hardy Kennedy

La Grange-Lucille Hardy Kennedy, 89, of La Grange, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Lucille was born December 18, 1928 in Greene County to the late Alva Parker Hardy and Emma Blanche Carraway Hardy. Her husband, Mark Hodges “Shorty” Kennedy preceded her in death.

Lucille was a long-time member of La Grange United Methodist Church. She loved her church and was a well-known prayer warrior. Lucille had a servant’s heart and was always ready to assist anyone at any time. Later in life, Lucille worked a period of time as a reading tutor and a caregiver at Howell’s Childcare.

A woman of many talents, Lucille was a great cook. Her family will always remember her special fried chicken, collards, and potato salad. She enjoyed making creative crafts and was an avid quilter. She was a proud member of the Red Hat Society.

A service to celebrate and honor Lucille’s life will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. from Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Lucille is survived by four children, Mark Hodges Kennedy, Jr. and wife, Kathie, Alva Walter Kennedy and wife, Angie, Katie Kennedy Mills and husband, Lenwood, and John Hardy Kennedy, Sr.; brother, Willie Parker Hardy and wife, Joyce; ten grandchildren, John Mark Kennedy and wife, Christian, Joseph Michael Kennedy and wife, Danielle, Sara Kennedy Hall and husband, Ryan, Herbert Edward Rouse, III and wife, Julie, Amy Rouse Kearney and husband, Chad, Justin Walter Kennedy and wife, Corie, Leland Parker Kennedy and wife, Ashley, Jennifer Mills Spence and husband, Chris, Christopher Mills and wife, Madison, and John Hardy Kennedy, Jr.; and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received Friday in the hour before the service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to La Grange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

9

Feb

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rouse Funeral Home

108 North Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551-1725

Service Of Remembrance

Friday

9

Feb

11:00 AM
Rouse Funeral Home

108 North Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551-1725

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairview Cemetery

107 North Forbes Street
La Grange, NC 28551


Memorial Contribution

La Grange United Methodist Church

213 South Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551
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