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Mrs. Estelle Beasley Kennedy
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mr. Gale Lee Throne
BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mrs. Estelle Beasley Kennedy, age 95, died late Wednesday at her residence. The Bulloch County native lived in Brooklet all of her life.
    She was retired from Farmers & Merchants Bank as a customer service representative and later in life worked as a patient aide at Southern Manor Retirement Home.
    She was a longtime member of Brooklet Primitive Baptist Church, where she was active in the Ladies Aid Circle prior to declining health, and was previously a member of the Brooklet Keen Age Club.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Kennedy; an infant son, John Terry Kennedy; a daughter, Barbara Kennedy Durrence; and her brothers, Harvey Ottis and Jerry Beasley.
    Surviving are her daughter, Cynthia “Cindi” Kennedy Mills; three grandchildren, Kayla Kennedy Mills, John (Tammy) Durrence and Chris (Anna) Durrence; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    A graveside funeral service and burial for Mrs. Kennedy will be held Sunday, July 7, at 2 p.m. in Brooklet City Cemetery with Elder Steve Taylor officiating.
    The family will receive friends following the service in the Brooklet Primitive Baptist Church social hall.
    Those desiring may make a memorial contribution to Brooklet Primitive Baptist Church, 111 West Lee Street, Brooklet, GA 30415.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, July 5, 2019
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