On Tuesday, November 27, 2012, our Heavenly Father called his beloved daughter, Helen Lourell Kennedy by name. Helen has finished her race and her work was done. Helen, the only girl in a family of six brothers, was born in Bowman, South Carolina on September 11, 1921. Helen leaves to celebrate her life her devoted nieces, Vanessa Farmer (Luther) of Washington, DC, Ernestine Gaines (Kenneth) of Washington, DC; Vanessa's kids Sheldon Shallease, and many other nieces and nephews that she loved so very much. The viewing is at 9:30 a.m. and funeral at 10:30 a.m. at J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home, 7474 Landover Road, Landover, Maryland.