Stephanie Sue Hicks Kennedy, 80, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022. She was born in Roanoke, VA on August 21, 1942, a daughter of Meda Goode Hicks and the late Thomas Winston “Tinker” Hicks. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph B. Kennedy; and her son, Stephan P. Kennedy. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her son, Glenn F. Kennedy (Wendy); four grandchildren, Crystal Kennedy (Robin), Matthew Kennedy, Thomas Kennedy (Jessica), Michaela Kennedy: three step-grandchildren, Katharine Taylor (Dalton), Jesse Bratton (Katie), Sean Bratton (Katlyn); two sisters, Linnette Healy, Alicia Hicks; one aunt, Kay Hicks; six step-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.