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Industry veteran Shannon Marie Kennedy dies at 55

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Shannon Marie Kennedy, an industry veteran who most recently was director of marketing for the High Point Market Authority, has died after a fight against cancer. She was 55.

Before joining the Market Authority, Kennedy held posts at companies including Furniture/Today and the High Point Enterprise.

She was active in Susan G. Komen Northwest North Carolina, raising funds for breast cancer research. She was a passionate fan of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama and loved to travel, particularly to Italy.

She is survived by her daughter, her father, five sisters, a brother, and nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, in the St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 333 Springdale Ave., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104.

Memorial donations may be made at any Wells Fargo Bank branch for her daughter, Erin. The name on the account is the Shannon Marie Kennedy Donation Fund.

Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.

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