Linda J. Kennedy Jones, age 76, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville, Kentucky. Mrs. Linda Jones worked as a cook for several local restaurants in Cadiz and Trigg County, most recently at Hancock's Market in Cadiz, and formerly as Manager of the Lake Barkley State Resort Park Coffee Shop. She was a member of Woodmen of the World, Chapter 20, and Wallonia Christian Church in Trigg County.
She is survived by: four sons - Paul Maxey (Betty), Hazel, Kentucky; Vincent Maxey, Cadiz; Mark Maxey (Pam), Cadiz; and Stacey Woods, Cadiz; two daughters - Sharon Jean Stallons (Dwight), Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Crystal Woods, Cadiz; 12 grandchildren - Stephanie Kellett (Bryan), Patrick Stallons (Melinda), Allen Maxey (Jessica), Ashley Maxey, Alyssa Maxey (Kelly), Cheyenne Maxey, Logan Maxey, Brianna Maxey, Tya Wilson, D.J. Wilson, Devin Johnson, and Stephanie Gentry; 14 great grandchildren; seven brothers - Gayle Kennedy (Derethea), Cadiz; Artice Kennedy (Linda), Olathe, Colorado; Tommy Kennedy, Cadiz; Tony Kennedy (Rochelle), Scottsboro, Alabama; Billy Kennedy, Cadiz; Ricky Kennedy (Holly), Ozark, Alabama; and Timmy Dale Kennedy (Lisa), Cadiz; three sisters - Shelby Stewart, Ozark, Alabama; Connie Gardner, Cadiz; and Donna Jo Perry (Tim), Cadiz; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her parents - Denford and Martha Sanders Kennedy; her husband - Paul Jones; first husband - Claude Maxey; second husband - Ray Woods; and grandson - Justin Ray Johnson.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home and Crematory, 138 Main Street in Cadiz, Kentucky, where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Friday, January 27, 2017. The funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home and Crematory at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 28, 2017, with the Reverend Brad Carroll officiating. Burial will follow at Wall Cemetery in Wallonia, Kentucky.