Shirley Patricia Kennedy
Milbridge - Shirley Patricia (Strout) Kennedy, 83, passed away peacefully with family by her side, on February 10, 2020. She was born August 7, 1936 in Milbridge, ME. Daughter of Basil & Frances (Hall) Strout.
She was a graduate of Milbridge High School. Her life revolved around horses, a lifetime passion. Horses brought her many awards and lots of recognition over the years. Barrel racing was her love, however she was very knowledgeable in many disciplines. She traveled all over due to her love of horses and connected with many people, some becoming lifetime friends. Her name is well known in the horse community. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She also loved to read, listening to music, dancing, talking local history and telling stories of her many adventures. She was very proud of her family and especially loved all her great grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her children, Neil Kennedy, Terrie & Dennis West and Paul & Grace Kennedy; grandchildren, Cole Kennedy & partner Danielle Pinkham, Chase & Amanda Kennedy, Megan & Heron Arey, Morgan & Allen Leighton, Kyle & Katie Kennedy, Nick Kennedy & fiance Chelsea Beal, Kelli Kennedy, and Cory Kennedy; great grandchildren, Mackenzie & Marissa Arey, Lainie Dorr, Braydin & Kingston Kennedy, Emily & Khloe Kennedy and Everly & Cole Jr Kennedy; Nieces & nephew, Christia, Carson and Sandra.
She was predeceased by her sister Juanita M. Strout Bagley, husband Paul W. Kennedy, daughter Anne M. Kennedy and granddaughter Jillian S. Kennedy.
Published on February 12, 2020

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NBHA ME02
Feb 17, 2020
Be My Love Bouquet with Red Roses was purchased for the family of Shirley Patricia Kennedy by NBHA ME02.  Send flowers
Amy & Larry Cobb
Feb 14, 2020
Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Shirley Patricia Kennedy by Amy & Larry Cobb.  Send flowers
Marianne Cox Johnson
Feb 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss, Steve Cox and I always loved seeing this beautiful woman. We are all kindred Horse spirits.❤️❤️❤️
Beau & Gayla Strout
Feb 13, 2020
Emerald Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Shirley Patricia Kennedy by Beau & Gayla Strout.  Send flowers
CARRIE L Johnson
Feb 13, 2020
You will be missed my friend :(
NBHA 03
Feb 13, 2020
Pretty Please was purchased for the family of Shirley Patricia Kennedy by NBHA 03.  Send flowers
NBHA 03
Feb 13, 2020
Pretty Please was purchased for the family of Shirley Patricia Kennedy by NBHA 03.  Send flowers
Ruby Jordan Mitchell
Feb 13, 2020
Shirley was good classmate and friend. I went riding at her home a number of years ago now. But remember so enjoying our afternoons together.
Colleen Smith
Feb 13, 2020
So happy to have known Shirley. Great lady. I’ll always remember the road trip I took with NBHA members and Shirley was part of that trip. There were many NBHA horseshows at the Kennedy compound that I’ll always remember, as well. I will miss here truthful and to the point attitude. Ride on Shirley.
Truena (Tena) Rankin
Feb 13, 2020
Condolences to the whole family! My Thoughts, Love and Prayers are with you ALL.
Nancy
Feb 13, 2020
My condolences to Shirley’s family. 💕 she was a very wonderful lady .