Kay Kennedy Wright
Kay Kennedy Wright
  • May 21, 1952 - January 1, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Kay Kennedy Wright, 64, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital.
A resident of this area all of her life, Kay was born on May 21, 1952 in Davidson County to the late Robert Gorrell and Margie Johnson Kennedy. She was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church. Kay truly had a green thumb and could make anything grow. She enjoyed flowers, watching birds, cooking, shopping, and decorating for the holidays. Kay had a good sense of humor, able to make anyone laugh, and a love for animals, especially her beloved cat, Pooh.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Harold, and Roger Kennedy, and one sister, Maxine Griffin.
Surviving are her children, Jennifer Shuskey and fiancée Rick Thomas and Clarence Wright and wife Leann Nickles; two grandchildren, Dylan Shuskey and Madison Wright; four brothers, Richard, Donald, Jerry, and Tony Kennedy; four sisters, Dean Bumgardner, Judy Kennedy, Carol Bowman, and Rebecca Circosta; special cousin, Elaine Wall; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A service to celebrate Kay's life will be held at 3 pm Tuesday in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 pm prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.ThomasvilleFH.com.