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    Tuesday, April 26 2022
    Joyce Barker Kennedy

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 05:27 pm   |  Permalink   |  4 Comments  |  Email
    Many prayers going up for the family as they go thru this difficult time 🙏❤️.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 05/16/2022 - 07:19 PM
    Love you. You were so sweet to me. RIP
    Posted by Adam mehler on 05/17/2022 - 12:23 PM
    I am unable to attend the celebration of life on Saturday but I would like to send my condolences to the family during this difficult time. God Bless. Jamie Barker
    Posted by Jamie Barker on 05/17/2022 - 02:11 PM
    My sweet little mama! I will miss our times together and I will carry your love & wisdom in my heart every minute of every day! You will live forever in my heart!
    Posted by Donna Weber on 05/18/2022 - 12:06 PM

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    Joyce Mildred Barker Kennedy, 84, of Haines City, Florida earned her wings April 26, 2022. She was originally from Lunenburg, Virginia. She lived her life in Virginia, Kansas City, and Florida. Joyce worked as a nurse for more than 20 years. She enjoyed church, dancing, music, jokes, and movies. She loved life and love to laugh. Most of all, she loved her friends and family.

    She was the daughter of John Baynes Barker and Laura Alice Barker. She was preceded by her Brother Wilbur Lee Barker of Hampton, Va. She is survived by her sister Geraldine Spence of Lawrenceville, Va and her brother John B. Barker (Barbara) of Christiansburg, Va. She was married to Bernard Kennedy for 20 years and they had 3 children, Patricia Kennedy Phillips (Howard) of Victoria, Va. Donna Kennedy Weber (Kenneth) of Haines City, Fl. and John Calvin Kennedy of Haines City, Fl. She also was preceded by her 2nd Husband Patrick Kennedy. Joyce had 6 grandchildren: Keith Phillips (Beth) of Victoria, Va. Sammy Phillips (Holly) of Rice, Va. Shawn Phillips of Victoria, Va. Tyler Collin of Ashland, Va. Lindsey Weber of Lake Alfred, Fl and Katelynn Kennedy Zephyrhills, Fl. She also had 7 great grandchildren Noah Phillips, Jessie Phillips, Luke Phillips, Libby Phillips, Nolan Phillips, Wyatt Evans, and Lydia-Marie Freese. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will live forever in our hearts!

    Celebration of life will be held at Thrift’s Chapel UMC 45 Marshall Town Rd. Victoria, Va. 23974 Saturday May 21st, 2022, at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers please donate to Thrifts Chapel.

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