2010-01-21 / Obituaries


Mavis Casey Kennedy, 88, of Grove Hill died Jan. 18, 2010 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 21, 1921. She was a native of Excel. She was a member of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Mexia. She was the director of the Nutrition Center in Grove Hill.

Survivors include two sons, Steve (Karen) Kennedy, Jackson, John (Brenda) Kennedy, Nassau Bay, TX; three daughters, Peggy (Don) Ricketts Sr., Grove Hill, Molly (Brooks) Townsend, Hattiesburg, MS, Gay (Mike) Reynolds, Mobile; one sister, Ruth McSwain, Monroeville; 15 grandchildren; 20 greatgrandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Grove Hill with Rev. Gregg Smith to officiate. Burial will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Donnie Ricketts, John Beightol, Barry Beightol, Dru Slaughter, Micah Roberson and Adam Roberson.

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