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Susan Castles Kennedy

05/15/1944 – 10/18/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

     Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., before the funeral, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church Ladies Parlor.

Memorials

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Susan Castles Kennedy, 73, of Kingstree, SC, widow of George Curtis Kennedy, Jr., passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at The Methodist Manor, Florence, SC, where she had been residing for the past four years.

Ms. Kennedy was born May 15, 1944, in Columbia, South Carolina, a daughter of the late Joe Blair and Norma Darby Castles.  She was a graduate of Eau Claire High School in Columbia, SC, and received a B.A. from Winthrop College and a M.E.D from Francis Marion University.  For twenty-five years Mrs. Kennedy was a teacher in Williamsburg County, where she taught at Williamsburg Academy and eventually retired after teaching at Kingstree Junior High School for many years.  Before her health declined, Mrs. Kennedy was an active member with the Kingstree Garden Club. Susan was a member of Kingstree United Methodist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Kennedy are: her daughter, Laura Barrow Kennedy, of New Zion, SC; a brother, Joe Blair Castles, Jr. (Patricia); a sister, Blaire Castles Smoak (Gilbert); and a sister-in-law, Judy Kennedy King (James), and many nieces and nephews.  She also leaves behind her beloved lab, Jesse. Mrs. Kennedy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and most recently, her younger daughter, Kathryn Blair Kennedy.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Kingstree United Methodist Church, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., before the funeral, in the Kingstree United Methodist Church Ladies Parlor.

The family is especially grateful to the doctors, staff and friends at The Methodist Manor and McLeod Hospice.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the Kingstree United Methodist Church, 510 North Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC, 29556, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Williamsburg Funeral Home

Kingstree Memorial Gardens

Kingstree United Methodist Church

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6 Condolences

  1. Jeff and Emily Temples

    Blair and Gil, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff and Emily

  2. Rock Webb

    My sincere condolences for your loss, may Susan rest in peace.

  3. Faye James Pender

    Susan had the gift of laughter so that wherever she went, she brought laughter! It’s been 35 years since I was with her, yet I quote her often with a smile & now will share laughter in her memory as I volunteer in Tricounty Oncology.

  4. Faye James Pender

    Please share my email address because I would like to hear from her loved ones.

  5. Lisa Sigler Liddle

    Laura, thinking of you and sending wishes for comfort and peace.

  6. Jeffrey Hull

    Susan was my friend at Eau Clair High and at Winthrop. She was always the best of company, and I will miss her, especially her sense of humor. With deepest sympathy. Jeff

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