Franklin Wayne Kennedy (83) passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 at his home in Beacon Hill. He was a retired truck driver. He loved his dogs thoroughly. He also enjoyed eating breakfast at Jack's every morning with his friends, watching westerns, going rambling, riding his dogs around in his car and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Services are 2 pm Monday, March 20, 2023 at Martin Baptist Church with Jaysen Hogue and Dusty Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in the Center Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Sunday, March 19, 2023 at Martin Baptist Church.
Wayne is survived by his daughters, Sherry Hogue (Robert) of Wallerville, MS, Tina Mathis (Dean) of Ingomar, MS and Janelle Meliton of Clifton, TN; his grandchildren, Scotty Andrews (Whitney), Dusty Andrews, Emily Neal (Matt), Jaysen Hogue (Jennifer), Shane Hogue (Misty), Carly Phillips, Alan Adams, Tara Miller, Heather Gottsch, Holly Gottsch and Dakota Gottsch and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vivian Lee and Troy Kennedy; his paternal and maternal grandparents; his sister, Jane Raines; his son, Elton Kennedy; his daughter, Michelle Gottsch and Barbara Knowles.
His grandsons will serve as his pallbearers and his great-grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
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