Rosa Mae McCall Kennedy was born on June 20, 1936 in Darlington County, to the late Murray and Annie Miles McCall. She received her education in the public schools in the area and later entered into employment with Sara Lee Hosiery as it was previously named Leggs. Rosa worked faithfully for 31 years until retirement. She was a member of Southside Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving to cherish her loving memories are one daughter, Mary Lee Kennedy Mack of Hartsville, SC; Stepchildren, Darryl (Frandolyn) Kennedy of Fort Mills, SC and Elaine Kennedy of Darlington, SC and Teresa McCall of Hartsville, SC ; Siblings, Dorothy Jackson, Sara Lee Coe, Shirley McCall, Janie (Isaac) Parker, Roy McCall, David (Olivia) McCall and Leroy McCall all of Hartsville, SC; Three grandchildren, Shantell and Desmond Buckman, Keith McCoy and Chris McCoy all of Hartsville, SC; fourteen great grandchildren; five ggreat-greatgrandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.
Rosa was preceded in death by both parents Murray McCall and Annie Miles McCall, her husband, Willie Kennedy, Sr., one son, Willie Kennedy, Jr. and two brothers Jessie McCall and James McCall.