Wilma June Kennedy (Ward), age 82, of Caryville, TN, passed away October 21, 2018, at the Parkwest Regional Medical Center. She was born June 20, 1936, in Shea, TN to the late Paris and Roxie (Burris) Ward. Wilma was a member of the Fellowship Missionary Baptist church. She enjoyed singing, reading, flowers, attending church and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Wilma is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jimmy Ray Kennedy; daughter, Sheila Ann Kennedy; sister, Wanda McKamey; and brother, Henry Ward.
Survivors include sons, James Kennedy (Lisa), Parma Hts., Ohio; David Kennedy, Caryville, TN; Robert Kennedy (Jessica), Caryville, TN; Ronald Kennedy (Kimberly), Knoxville, TN; Daughters, Gwendalin Cardin (Junior), Lake City, TN; Rebecca Krucek, Brunswick, Ohio. Brothers, Harvey Ward, Caryville, TN; Paris Matthew Ward, LaFollette, TN; Sister, Dorothy Marie Williams (Tim), LaFollette, TN. Sister-in-Law, Ella Ward, Lake City, TN; Wilma had 12 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Friday, October 26, 2018 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.
Funeral Service: 1:00 PM Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Beech Fork, TN with Rev. Gary Phillips and Rev. Ray Ward officiating.
Interment to follow the Funeral Service at the River View Cemetery in the Smokey Junction Community in Norma, TN.