A celebration of life service for Rachel Ann Kennedy, 44, of Manchester, will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. at Manchester Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Sims and Bro. Barry Whiteaker. The family will receive friends Sunday prior to the service from 2 to 5 p.m. Rachel passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, at St. Thomas Rutherford.
Rachel was born Oct. 11, 1973 in Coffee County. She was of the Baptist faith and shared her strong faith with everyone she was around. Rachel loved spending time with her family and friends and was a loving mother, daughter, sister, cousin and friend. She always put others first and was loved by all that knew her. She loved taking long, daily walks and was the owner of Rachel’s His and Her beauty salon in Morrison.
Rachel is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Faye Laxson Prater (Gary) of Smithville; father David Kennedy; grandfather J.C. Laxson; son Will Freeze; daughters Madison Hartwig and Megan Hartwig; brother, David “Dee” Kennedy (Lindsay) of Louisiana; sister Lynn Myers (Mark); nieces and nephews Isaac and Ashlynn Kennedy, Sam and Ben Myers; several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
At Rachel’s request, please dress casually and come as you are. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First Bank, 1500 Hillsboro Blvd., Manchester, TN 37355 in Will, Madison, and Megan’s name.
Manchester Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 7, 2018