Anita McPherson Kennedy, age 56, of S. Sandy Hook Road, Shiloh, NC died Thursday, September 26, 2019 at her home. Born in Norfolk, VA on March 15, 1963, she was the daughter of Patricia Powers McPherson and the late Joseph Lee McPherson. She loved her family and greatly enjoyed her time spent playing with her grandchildren. Playing games on the computer and completing puzzles brought her great pleasure, as did her love for animals. Reading was a passion of hers also.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by daughters Angela Williams (Michael), Lori Hopkins (Lee), and Amanda Binette (Gary), all of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Joanna Forbes (Burnette) of Shiloh, NC; brothers, Lee McPherson (Gloria) of Camden, NC and Preston McPherson of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren, Gage Williams, Parker Williams, Logan Binette, Lucas Binette, and Tanner Hopkins; and many loved nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by a sister, Patricia Faye McPherson, and a brother, Phillip “Phil” Keith McPherson.
A gathering of friends and family will be held from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2019 at Twiford Memorial Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina, 102 Enterprise Dr., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or to the American Heart Association, 3131 RDU Center Dr., Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Kennedy family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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