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Our Staff

Tradition of Excellence and Affordability

Our Staff's Commitment to You.


Our staff members are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

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Bobby J. Brannen Owner/Funeral Director brannenkennedy@yahoo.com

Bobby has been a licensed Funeral Service Professional for over 30 years. He graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in 1995 and served as Chaplain of Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Eta, National Morticians' Fraternity. Bobby started his career with Rimes Mortuary in 1976 and is proud to continue the tradition of family owned as a first generation Funeral Director.

Bobby enjoys serving his community and has served as Tattnall County Coroner for over 32 years. He served as the Glennville Volunteer Fire Cheif for 32 years retiring in 2012. Bobby also served on 5 years on the Georgia Funeral Directors Associtation Board, 2 of which he was president and has continued to be a vital member of GFDA. 

Bobby has been married to Betty Ann Smith Brannen for 37 years and they have two children, Joe and Casey. Joe is married to Valorie and they have four children.

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Don and Cathy Kennedy Owner/ Funeral Director kennedybrannen@yahoo.com

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Betty Ann Brannen Funeral Assistant/Secretary

Betty Ann has been in the Funeral industry for over 20 years working beside her husband Bobby everyday. She is a native of Glennville and has lived here all her life. Betty Ann is a vital part of the Brannen-Kennedy Family.

Betty Ann is married to Bobby and they have two children, Joe and Casey. Joe is married to Valorie and they have four children.

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Casey N. Brannen Funeral Director

Casey is a second generation Funeral Director and has been licensed since 2015. She is a 2010 graduate of Tattnall County High School, a 2012 and 2015 graduate of Ogeechee Technical College with a Master Cosmetology Diploma and an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service. Casey has been in the funeral industry since she was 16 years old and is prod to continue the tradition of family as she follows in her father's footsteps.

Casey is the daughter of Bobby and Betty Ann Brannen. 

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Ken Tatum Funeral Director brannenkennedy@yahoo.ccom

Ken is a Funeral Director with Brannen-Kennedy and has been licensed since 2009. He is a graduate of Reidsville High School and Ogeechee Technical College with an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service. Ken has been in the Funeral industry for 15 years .

Ken is married to Kim Youngblood Tatum and they have two children, Kay-lyn and Kameron, and three grandchildren.  

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Dusty A. West Funeral Service Apprentice

Dusty is a Funeral Service Apprentice and a full time student at Ogeechee Technical College. 

Dusty is the son of Jared and Desiree Durrence West of Reidsville.

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Regis Kimbrell Secretary

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Mark Durrence Funeral Assistant

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Glenn Smith Funeral Assistant

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Terry Quick Funeral Assistant

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Tommy Ray Funeral Assistant

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Jeslyn Weitman Funeral Assistant

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Robert & Becky West Funeral Assistants

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Earl Cook Funeral Assistant

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Susana Hinojosa Interpreter

Bobby J. Brannen

Owner/Funeral Director
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Bobby has been a licensed Funeral Service Professional for over 30 years. He graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in 1995 and served as Chaplain of Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Eta, National Morticians' Fraternity. Bobby started his career with Rimes Mortuary in 1976 and is proud to continue the tradition of family owned as a first generation Funeral Director.

Bobby enjoys serving his community and has served as Tattnall County Coroner for over 32 years. He served as the Glennville Volunteer Fire Cheif for 32 years retiring in 2012. Bobby also served on 5 years on the Georgia Funeral Directors Associtation Board, 2 of which he was president and has continued to be a vital member of GFDA. 

Bobby has been married to Betty Ann Smith Brannen for 37 years and they have two children, Joe and Casey. Joe is married to Valorie and they have four children.

Don and Cathy Kennedy

Owner/ Funeral Director
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Betty Ann Brannen

Funeral Assistant/Secretary
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Betty Ann has been in the Funeral industry for over 20 years working beside her husband Bobby everyday. She is a native of Glennville and has lived here all her life. Betty Ann is a vital part of the Brannen-Kennedy Family.

Betty Ann is married to Bobby and they have two children, Joe and Casey. Joe is married to Valorie and they have four children.

Casey N. Brannen

Funeral Director
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Casey is a second generation Funeral Director and has been licensed since 2015. She is a 2010 graduate of Tattnall County High School, a 2012 and 2015 graduate of Ogeechee Technical College with a Master Cosmetology Diploma and an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service. Casey has been in the funeral industry since she was 16 years old and is prod to continue the tradition of family as she follows in her father's footsteps.

Casey is the daughter of Bobby and Betty Ann Brannen. 

Ken Tatum

Funeral Director
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Ken is a Funeral Director with Brannen-Kennedy and has been licensed since 2009. He is a graduate of Reidsville High School and Ogeechee Technical College with an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service. Ken has been in the Funeral industry for 15 years .

Ken is married to Kim Youngblood Tatum and they have two children, Kay-lyn and Kameron, and three grandchildren.  

Dusty A. West

Funeral Service Apprentice
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Dusty is a Funeral Service Apprentice and a full time student at Ogeechee Technical College. 

Dusty is the son of Jared and Desiree Durrence West of Reidsville.

Regis Kimbrell

Secretary
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Mark Durrence

Funeral Assistant
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Glenn Smith

Funeral Assistant
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Terry Quick

Funeral Assistant
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Tommy Ray

Funeral Assistant
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Jeslyn Weitman

Funeral Assistant
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Robert & Becky West

Funeral Assistants
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Earl Cook

Funeral Assistant
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Susana Hinojosa

Interpreter
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