Alberta Thomas Kennedy

Alberta Thomas Kennedy, 86, of Trussville, Alabama, formerly of Indianola, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019.

She was born in Pine, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University. A lifelong schoolteacher, she taught fourth and fifth grades at Indianola Academy from 1976 until her retirement in 1990.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Kennedy; her daughter, Suzanne Kennedy; her parents, McCauley and Doretha Thomas; and her siblings, Seamon Thomas, Cullie Thomas, Willie Thomas, Paul Thomas, Silas Thomas, J.M. Thomas, Margain Tynes, Berkely Thomas, Dalton Thomas, Mack Thomas, Marcus Thomas, Lizzie Hines, and Rosalee Hinie.

She is survived by her son, Richard Ellis Kennedy of Trussville, Alabama; her sister, Lucille Thomas of Mount Joliet, Tennessee; and four grandchildren.

Burial will be at Audubon Cemetery in Pearl River, Louisiana.


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