Barbara Ann Kennedy, of Kennett, daughter of the late Emmitt Smith and Ethel Martin Smith, was born on Oct. 6, 1942, in Kennett, and departed this life Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 68 years, 9 months and 6 days.
Barbara married Larry Don Kennedy on July 26, 1974. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2004.
Survivors include two sons, Terry Smith, of Kennett and Shane Kennedy, of Kennett; one daughter: Misty Jarboe, of Kennett; two grandchildren, Justin Jarboe and Sierra Brown; two sisters, Lois Stokeberry, of Florida and Susie Whitaker of Florida, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ronnie Smith, Billy Smith and Eddie Smith, and three sisters, Emma Bates, Jewel Brown and Mary Icenogle.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Ronnie Smith, Billy McDaniel, Jake Martin, Rodney Woodall, Keith Rhamey and Robbie Lance.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.