Barbara Mae Kennedy, 78 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on January 12, 2019 at Desert Gardens Assisted Living in Phoenix, Arizona. She was born on April 17, 1940 the daughter of Winford and Hildegard (Lott) Belmer in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She worked as a Seamstress for the United States Government for many years and had lived in Arizona since 1985. Left to cherish her memory are six children, Kim Kennedy, Jeff (Carla) Kennedy, Karin Clement, Theresa Menke, Robert (Sabrina) Kennedy Jr and Tom (Sarah) Kennedy. A Celebration of Barbara's life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Richardson Funeral Home, 2621 South Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona with Pastor Rowdy Van Horn officiating. Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe, Arizona is compassionately serving the family.