Deborah “Debbie” Bean Kennedy age 68 of Maryville passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 3, 2022. She grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Karns High School. Debbie had a wonderful sense of humor like her Daddy and lived her life with laughter. She loved music of all kinds but especially rock, country, and The Grand Ole Opry. She loved to cook for family and friends, especially preparing special cakes for birthdays. She enjoyed traveling and loved Myrtle Beach. Debbie loved animals and supported animal rescue. Preceded in death by: parents, Ralph & Mickey Moneymaker; grandparents, aunts and cousins. Survived by: husband, Thomas Kennedy; beloved son & daughter-in-law, Brandon & Mary Grace Bean of Paris, TN; beloved grandchildren, Avery Grace, Max and Etta Jo Bean; sister, Darlene Baybarz and partner Brenda Cathcart; beloved nephew, Jacob Cathcart; stepchildren, Holly Kennedy, Jim (Theresa) Javins, Scott (Sabrina) Javins; step-grandchildren (whom she loved as her own), Alyssa & Trenton Javins, Tyler, Taylor and Sarina Javins. She is also survived by several cousins, special friends and her two precious fur babies, Kenny & Sassy. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Sevier County Humane Society, 959 Gnatty Branch Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876. Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Celebration of Life will be at 7:00 PM with Rev. Charles Ballard officiating. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremationService.com
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Deborah "Debbie" Bean Kennedy please visit our Sympathy Store.