AMORY - Floyd Dexter Kennedy,
70, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, at
his residence after an extended illness.
He was born on September 20, 1947 in Tupelo to
Archie and Artie Hollis Kennedy. He was a
lifelong resident of Monroe County, a retired
carpenter and former deputy sheriff for Monroe
County, and was a Baptist. He enjoyed going coon
hunting, fishing, camping, & being with his
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at
the Kennedy Haven Fellowship Hall in Amory with
the Rev. Byron Kennedy and the Rev. Ricky Jones
officiating. Burial will be in Kennedy Haven
Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in
Nettleton will be in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his lifelong loving partner
& wife, Martha Louise Burroughs Kennedy of
Amory; two daughters, Evelyn McCullough (James)
of Amory and Deri Red (Allen) of Bigbee; three
sons, Stevie Kennedy and Ronnie Kennedy, both of
Amory, Byron Kennedy (Jona) of Lackey; one
brother, Dwight Kennedy (Susan) of Bigbee; ten
grandchildren, Andrew Kennedy (Liz), Katie
Hancock (Brandon), Bridgett Roberts, Brandon
Cunningham, Tori Holliman, Tessie Stone (Tyler),
Terry Brown (Chelsea), Tanner Kennedy, Kaven
McCullough, Kain Kennedy; twelve great
He was preceded in death by his parents; two
sisters, Nancy Kennedy and Betty Seymore; three
brothers, Leasel, Albert, & Thomas Kennedy.
Pallbearers will be members of the Monroe
County Sheriff's Department.
Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m.
Friday, continuing Saturday from
10 a.m. until
time for services, at the church.