Helen Walters Kennedy, 89, of Baxley, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her residence.
Mrs. Kennedy was born July 31, 1924, in Baxley to the late George and the late Madie Walters. She was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. She spent a lifetime of devotion and service to God, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Kennedy and a son, Gary G. Collins.
Survivors include daughter, Lark Collins McIntosh (Jack) of Anderson, SC; son, Joey Collins (Nancy) of Baxley; daughter-in-law, Emma Jean Collins of Baxley; sister, Marjean Walters Rich of Nashville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Genny Culbreath of Columbia, SC, Jody Collins and Reid Collins of Baxley and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 29, at 11:00 a.m. at Swain Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Buddy Coss and Chris Nail officiating. Interment followed at Crosby Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation was held Monday evening, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Swain Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers were Jody Collins, Reid Collins, Stacy Culbreath, Hank Dubose, Zeno Douglas, and Stephen Tillman.
Musical selections were rendered by Kam Brazzell and Lawanda Medders
Memorial contributions may be made to Crosby Chapel United Methodist Church
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.