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Kaye Kennedy

April 24, 1965 — July 9, 2013

Kaye A. Kennedy, 48, of West Paducah, passed away at 6:31 p.m. Tuesday, July, 9, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.

She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and an avid animal lover. She leaves behind her dogs, Buddy and Zander.

She is survived by her loving and caring husband of 32 years, Billy Kennedy; her two beloved sons, Billy Kennedy Jr. and wife Erin of Paducah and Justin Kennedy and wife Jessica of Paducah; three sisters, Sue Canada and husband Eddie of Kevil, Jamie Spiceland and husband Allen of Sharp, and Jackie Hicks and husband Ronnie of West Paducah; two brothers, Mike Shepherd and wife Diane of West Paducah and Lynn Shepherd and wife Melanie of Brookport; her three wonderful grandchildren, Tatum Ann Kennedy, Diesel Kennedy, and Hunter Kennedy; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Anna Walls Shepherd; and two brothers.

Funeral services for Kaye will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July, 13, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Terry Tippin officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation for Kaye will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Rd., Paducah, KY 42001.

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Read more: The Paducah Sun - Kaye A Kennedy

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