Dorothy Kennedy (1924 - 2018)

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Dorothy Hill Kennedy, 94, Dry Ridge, died Monday, June 25, 2018 in Edgewood.
She was born May 20, 1924 in Covington and was the daughter of the late Affa Hill and the late Oakley and Florence Marie Schuerman Hill Canaday. 
On Aug. 29, 1957, she was united in marriage to Rev. Jeff Kelly Kennedy who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2010. 
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sons, Ronald Kennedy, Kelly Lee Cameron and Dwight Kennedy.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Alan Kennedy (Shannon) of Erlanger; a daughter, Nancy Kennedy Howe (Rodney) of Dry Ridge; 11 grandchildren, Todd (Amy) Kennedy, David (Marcia) Kennedy, Dana Kennedy, Justin Kennedy, Jessica Kennedy, Matt (Rachel) Kennedy, Madison Kennedy, Stephanie (Scott) Conrad, Shawna (Chris) Jansen, Lauren (Andrew) Lunsford and Timothy (Lyndsey) Howe; 16 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was a member of Knoxville Baptist Church in Williamstown, where she served alongside her husband, who was pastor there 1972-1989, plus additional pastorates including Grassy Run Baptist Church in Williamstown, Bethany Baptist Church in Williamstown, Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Dry Ridge and Trinity Baptist Church in Falmouth.
She was also a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII (Dec. 1943-Dec. 1945), having served as an aircraft instrument technician at Pearl Harbor.??
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28 at the Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29 at Knoxville Baptist Church in Dry Ridge with Rev. Todd Dawalt and Rev. Steve Kellam officiating. 
Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.
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Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home
500 N. Main
Williamstown, KY 41097
859-824-3374
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Published in Grant County News from June 28 to July 2, 2018
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