Donna Deloris Hembree Kennedy, 75, of Harrison, passed away October 3, 2017, at her home.

Born in Huntsville, November 11, 1941, she was preceded in death by her parents, Thorton and Irene Hembree; nephew, Billy McDonald; and best friend, Marion Litton Sexton.

She was of the Baptist faith and attended New Bethel Baptist Church. She loved spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Carl Williams Kennedy, Sr. of Harrison; sons, Carl William Kennedy, Jr., and Steven Victor Kennedy, both of Harrison; sister, Doris Carol McDonald of Huntsville; nieces and nephew: Jamie (Jim) King of Oneida, and Christian Chambers and Jay McDonald, both of Huntsville; great-nieces and nephews: Jesse King, Alex Chambers, Alexis Chambers, VeRhonda Hembree, and Kim Hammock; special friends: the Litton family, Sue, Alice, Gina, and David; and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service was conducted October 6, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Hixson.