Betty Jean Stoudemire Kennedy, 84, of West Columbia, died Friday, May 29, 2015 at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on September 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Robert Dewey Stoudemire, Sr. and Rosa Rauch Stoudemire. She retired from the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and was also employed by Damon International and the Panorama Restaurant.

She is survived by her husband; George I. Kennedy; a daughter, Mindy S. (Bill) Lominick of Newberry; a sister-in-law, Peggy Stoudemire; grandchildren, Adrian (Brian) McDade and William B. “Buddy” ( Chasity) Lominick; great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Hayes McDade, Preston and Harper Lominick, and A.J. Millis. She was predeceased by brothers, Robert Dewey“Bobby” Stoudemire,Jr. and Aaron "Pete" Stoudemire.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Monday, June 1, 2015 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Silverstreet Lutheran Church, 120 Long Street, Silverstreet, SC 29145.

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#16 Lisa Meetze 2015-06-27 20:19
My sincere condolences!
#15 Belle Morris 2015-06-02 11:00
Mindy. so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing.May God comfort you and your family.
#14 Judy Bailey 2015-06-01 20:01
Mindy, So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother.
Will keep you in thought and prayer.
Judy Bailey
#13 MIKE & DONNA HALL 2015-06-01 14:54
Mindy and family
please accept our heartfelt sympathy.
you and your family will be in our prayers
#12 Bridget Bouknight 2015-06-01 11:42
Mindy and family, We are very sorry to hear about your mother. We're all thinking of you during this difficult time. Prayers to you all! Love Pitts & Bouknight families
#11 Anita O. Kinard 2015-06-01 10:56
Mindy,Bill and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss! Keeping you all in thought and prayer! GOD Bless! Danny and Anita
#10 Marsha Huggins 2015-06-01 10:50
Mindy, I am so sorry for your loss of your Mother. May God wrap his healing arms around you and give you peace and comfort. Marsha Huggins
#9 Russell Neel 2015-06-01 08:54
Adrian and Family,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Rene Neel
#8 Phillip Elliott 2015-06-01 07:45
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I am praying for you.
#7 Wessinger 2015-06-01 07:03
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Our prayers are with you as you go forward in tribute to and celebration of her life and your love for her. Lynn and Larry Wessinger
#6 Jenny Braswell 2015-06-01 00:17
Mindy & Family, we are so sad to hear about the loss of your mother. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jenny & Jimmy Braswell
#5 Dianne Graham 2015-05-31 23:04
Mindy and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mother. You have my deepest sympathy.
Love and prayers Dianne
#4 Alice Longshore 2015-05-31 23:03
Mindy, Sorry to hear about your mother. Mrs. Betty was a sweet lady. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
#3 Lonnette Turner 2015-05-31 12:29
Mindy and family, So very sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.
#2 Theresa Longshore 2015-05-30 23:21
We are so sorry for your loss! You and your family are in our prayers! Mike and Theresa Longshore
#1 MR.&MRS PETE FAIN 2015-05-30 20:01

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