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Billie Lois Kennedy

December 5, 1929 — August 16, 2022

Johnson City, TN

Billie Lois Kennedy, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Agape Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Johnson City, TN. She was born in Steinman, VA to the late Charles H. Matherly and Florence Hill Matherly. Billie Lois enjoyed cooking and caring for her family. She was a member of the choir at Victory Baptist Church in Bristol VA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Don N. Kennedy; two sons, Douglas Mark Kennedy and Michael D. Kennedy; two brothers, James C. Matherly and Stacy Matherly.

Billie Lois is survived by her son, D. Roger Kennedy (Martha) of Jonesborough TN; one granddaughter, Taryn Jade Logan of Abingdon, VA and one great-grand daughter, Lakelyn Rayne Logan of Abingdon; sister-in-law, Sandra G. Matherly of Johnson City TN; daughter-in-law, Janice l. Kennedy, Houston TX; and her dear friend, Betty Sproles.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m., officiated by Dr. Austin Cook. The burial will take place at Temple Hill Memorial Park at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 20, 2022, friends and family are asked to be at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m. Pallbearers will be Don Hilt, Jerry Sanslow, Johnny Sanslow, Pierre Kennedy, Mike Kennedy and Audie Kennedy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Victory Baptist Church Choir, 11101 Island Rd #6111, Bristol, VA 24202.

Those wishing to share memories and express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com. The family of Billie Lois Kennedy is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).

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Friday, August 19, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Friday, August 19, 2022

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427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

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