Mrs. Edris Cannon Kennedy, age 86, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1933 in Collins to Willie Thomas and Reba Boyett Cannon and moved to Claxton in 1956. Mrs. Kennedy was a jack of all trades and worked as a seamstress, clerk at a convenience store, and worked in food service at Claxton Elementary. She loved bowling, her kittens, feeding the hummingbirds, and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Kennedy never met a stranger and loved everyone she met. She is a member of Collins Full Gospel Church and is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Olin Kennedy Jr; brother, JW Cannon; grandson, James Kennedy; and a great grandson, Jake Kennedy.
She is survived by her children, Gary (Janice) Kennedy of Collins, Larry (Terry) Kennedy, Charles (Carole) Kennedy, Angie (Larry) Bacon, and Danny (Julie) Kennedy all of Claxton; brother, Edward (Viola) Cannon of Vidalia; thirteen grandchildren; thirty three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00am Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Chapel of Low Country Cremation and Burial with Reverend Michael Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Kennedy, Cody Kennedy, DJ Kennedy, Micah Whitley, Will Hendrix, and Jason Kennedy.
Low Country Cremation and Burial is serving the Kennedy family.