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Juanita (Ritchie) Kennedy, 89, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She was a faithful member First Baptist Church in Jeffersonville and enjoyed singing with the Silvertoners chorus group.
She was born on March 15, 1928 in Paris, KY to the late John S. and Leila (Hughes) Ritchie. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Small; son, Larry Southerland; and 10 her 10 siblings.
Juanita is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Randall Kennedy; children, Linda Mitchell, Gerry Southerland, Denny Southerland and Sandy Henry (Glenn); 16 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Ellen Campbell.
A memorial gathering will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at West Maple Street Baptist Church (403 West Maple Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130) with a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m. Cremation was chosen following Juanita's wishes.
Memorial contributions in Juanita's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association (6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284). To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Published on March 7, 2018
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