Edith Shepherd Kinney

Service set for 2 p.m. Sunday
Sep. 20, 2013 @ 03:37 PM

Mrs. Edith Shepherd Kinney, 84, formerly of W. Holly Hill Rd, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Hospice Home at High Point.

She was born on June 4, 1929 in Davidson County to Joel Harrison Shepherd and Rosa Welton Riddle Shepherd.  She retired from Kayby Mills and was a member of Carolina Memorial Baptist Church, where she was active in the landscaping of the special memorial garden, the Ladies #2 Sunday School class, and taught the children for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Arnetta Younts.

On March 10, 1951, she married Herman Jackson Kinney, who survives of Thomasville. Also surviving are nieces, Nancy Ridge and husband Phillip of Stokesdale, Brenda Slaydon and husband George of Trinity, and Kathy Jarrett and husband Jack, Jr. of Trinity; nephews, Michael Bean and wife Rose of Sandy Ridge, and Phillip Younts and wife Laura of Branford, FL; sister-in-law, Hilda Byerly of Thomasville; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Carolina Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Bynum Orr and Rev. Tim Landreth officiating.  Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Kinney will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.  The family will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 6-8 pm and at other times at the home of Hilda Byerly, Johnsontown Rd. Thomasville.

Memorials may be directed to Carolina Memorial Baptist Church, 422 Liberty Dr. Thomasville, NC 27360 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC 27262.

Online condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons.com.