LaVern Kennedy, 63, was born June 28, 1956, in Alabama, the daughter of Tommy Lee and RubyEsther Randolph Hamm. She died Friday, May 29, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. LaVern was a member of Fredonia Baptist Church and had been a seamstress manufacturing furniture products. Survivors include one son, Anthony Kennedy of New Albany; two daughters, Tonya Swords and husband, Patrick, of Ecru, and Nicole Kennedy of New Albany; one brother, three sisters; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her son, Keith Kennedy.