June 16, 2020
Reverend Nelle Kennedy was born on October 22, 1942 in Charlotte, North Carolina to the late Aubry Carton Ader and Jessie Ader. She peacefully made her transition from her Earthly life on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Atrium Carolina Health Care Center. Nelle attended Second Ward High School. She went on to further her education at South Eastern Beauty School, where she earned her degree in Cosmetology. Nelle owned and operated her own hairstyling business for over forty years. She achieved many accomplishments in her lifetime which included being a member of the Eastern Star, earning a humanitarian award from the NAACP, she Pastored Spirit of Deliverance Outreach Ministry for many years, hosted multitudes of community services including Back to School drives, feeding the homeless, clothing drives, yearly retreats for her church, hosted an annual cookout at the Latta Plantation Park for her customers and her community and a host of many other acts of kindness. Nelle loved the youth and had many youth organizations within her community and church. Nelle also had a loving heart towards the elderly. She would pick them up, treat them to breakfast, do their hair (often not charging) and take them home. Everyone that met her instantly fell in love with her sweet and endearing spirit. All will truly fell this lost. Nelle is preceded in death by her son Ernest C. Kennedy, her parents, her sister Mary Ann Lowery and her brother Hazel Walker. She leaves to cherish and be remembered by her loving husband Leroy Kennedy, of fifty eight years, her children Debra Wilson (Danny) of Indian Trail, Dolphus L. Kennedy (significate other Queen) of Charlotte, Ricky R. Kennedy (significate other Marisha) of Charlotte and Monique L. Thompson (Stanley) of Charlotte. She also leaves behind fifteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Reverend Nelle Kennedy was born on October 22, 1942 in Charlotte, North Carolina to the late Aubry Carton Ader and Jessie Ader. She peacefully made her transition from her Earthly life on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Atrium Carolina Health Care... View Obituary & Service Information
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