In Memory of



Obituary for Alice Kennedy

Alice L. Kennedy a native and resident of New Orleans, departed this life, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. She was 81. Alice was a parishioner of St. Katherine Drexel (formerly Holy Ghost Catholic Church). She retired from the Ochsner Medical Center located at 1514 Jefferson Highway. She worked in the Colon and Rectal clinic where she served as an advocate for the patients and as a mother figure for the department's staff. Alice was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, surrogate mom and a very dear friend. She was also an avid animal lover. However, she had a special love for cats. Her two "babies" were Ike and Tina. She leaves to cherish her memories: a son, Herbert Kennedy III, New Orleans, LA; three grandchildren, Johnathan and Jasmine Spear, New Orleans, LA; MaKayla Jones, Cordova, TN; one sister, Virginia Gibbs and brother-in-law, Raymond Gibbs, Avondale, LA; one great-grandchild, Jace Spear, New Orleans, LA; a son-in-law Michael Jones, Cordova, TN; one daughter -in-law, Terry Bara, New Orleans, LA. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous loving friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Gant and Louise Language; and her daughter, Deirdre Jones. Relatives and friends of the family; residents and staff of the Terraces on Tulane; staff of: PACE GNO (Program of All-Inclusive care for the Elderly in the Greater New Orleans area), the Fresenius Kidney Care New Orleans Uptown, Saint Joseph Nursing Home in Harahan and the Ochsner Medical Center located at 1514 Jefferson Highway are invited to proceed in the Drive Through Visitation at Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion Funeral Home located at 1615 St. Phillip Street, New Orleans, LA on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 9:00 A.M to 10:00 A.M. Immediate family will gather for a private Celebration of Life. Interment: Providence Memorial Park, Metairie, LA. Officiant, Father John Cisewski.