Originally created 09/27/03

Mr. Nelson Kennedy (THOMSON, Ga.)



THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Nelson Kennedy, 86, of ONeal Street, Thomson, entered into rest September 26, 2003 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of Amy Lou Crook Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy was the son of the late Joseph Sanders Kennedy and the late Sara Leslie Evans Kennedy. Survivors include his wife, Amy Lou Kennedy of Thomson; a daughter, Donna Kennedy Shelton (Dwight) of Thomson; a brother, Livingston Nash Kennedy of Thomson; a sister, Susie Maxwell of Rayle; two grandchildren, Danny and Dawn Shelton and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Kennedy was born in Wilkes County, but lived most of his life in Thomson. He was a retired Sheet Metal worker. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church in Rayle. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, September 28, 2003 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Rev. Steve Lamb officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m., Saturday, September 27, 2003 at the funeral home. Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., 706-595-4100. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 27, 2003