Rev. Henry Lee Kennedy, 80, of Colquitt Co., GA formerly of Albany, GA went to be home with Jesus on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Greg Player and Mr. Chip Nix will officiate. Interment will follow in Leesburg Cemetery.
Born in Ashburn, GA, on September 7, 1939 to Jack Kennedy and Mattie Guy Kennedy. Rev. Kennedy gave his heart to Jesus in 1962 and has served as a Pastor for forty five years. He was retired from the Albany Water, Gas and Light after thirty four years of service and was the Pastor of Gospel Truth Tabernacle.
Rev. Kennedy was preceded in death in addition to his parents by his brothers, C.R. Kennedy, Charlie Kennedy, Raymond Kennedy, Fred Kennedy, Willis Kennedy, James Kennedy and sisters, Zelma Fountain and Rosa Mae Kennedy.
Survivors include his wife of sixty two years, Minnie Breeden Kennedy and a son, Rodney Kennedy and his wife Betty all of Colquitt Co., GA, a brother, Bobby Kennedy and his wife, Bobbie Jean, Lee Co., GA, and a sister, Joyce Todd of Claxton, GA.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The family will also receive friends at 914 River Pointe Drive, Albany, GA, 31701.
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