Kim Kennedy, Mize, MS

Kimberly Taylor Kennedy passed away Monday, June 9, 2015.  She was born on April 27, 1967 in Jackson, MS to Johnny and Linda Taylor. She was 48 years old.

She was a loving wife to Jeff Kennedy and mother to Ryan and Taylor Kennedy. Kim was a strong and courageous woman who battled cancer fiercely and yet remained loving and caring to all with whom she came into contact. Her indomitable spirit and sweet smile were hallmarks of her character. She was the light of Jeff’s life and the center of her children’s world. She will be missed beyond measure.

Kim is survived by her husband, Jeff, her son, Ryan, and her daughter, Taylor. She is also survived by her father Johnny Taylor from Jackson, MS, mother Linda Taylor, brother John K. Taylor, and nephew Devin Taylor from Clinton, MS; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Deborah and David Kennedy of Mize, MS, brother-in-law Sonny Kennedy, his wife Lisa Kennedy, and nephews Sloan and Slade Huff of Athens, GA.  She is survived by loved aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family would like to thank everyone who supported Kim with their prayers, visits, cards and words of encouragement.  
Visitation will be Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Tutor Funeral Home Magee, MS from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on Friday, June 12, 2015 at Maranatha Baptist Church in Mize, MS from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. with services to begin at 10 a.m.

Kim will be laid to rest at the Zion Hill Cemetery in Mize, MS.  Donations in her memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Arrangements were entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.  Online condolences may be made at