JoAnn Kennedy, 80, passed away on Oct. 8, 2012, at her home with her family at her bedside. JoAnn Kennedy is survived by one sister, Jacqueline Tallman, of McDonough; five children, Douglas M. Brantley, of Fayetteville, Daniel L. Brantley, of Stockbridge, Deborah J. Gardner, of Stockbridge, Gerald M. Brantley, of Villa Rica, and Connie A. Cox, of Jackson; 10 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. JoAnn Kennedy’s visitation will be held at Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Jonesboro on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., and Wednesday Oct. 10, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. The funeral service will also be held at Tara Garden Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. Officiating the services will be Pastor Chuck Scott of Charity Baptist Fellowship of Jonesboro. Interment will immediately follow at Forest Hills Cemetery in Forest Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home, located at 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, Ga. 30236.