Doll B. Kennedy-Bly

October 13, 1934 - July 30, 2021


Family we share news of the passing of our beloved family member, Doll B. Kennedy-Bly. She was called into glory on July 30, 2021 at the age of 86.


Doll was a longtime resident of Phoenix, Arizona. Family was the center of Doll’s world and she was always present and cheering them on through each life accomplishment. She found great pleasure spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her presence and support will also be missed at Alford family reunions.


Doll was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Dr. Annie Bell Alford-Taylor.


Left cherishing her memory are her husband Joseph Bly; daughters, Sandra Kennedy (Memie Burton, MD) and Sheila Saddler (Terence); sister, Erma J. Alford-Emery; aunt, Violet J. Alford-Patterson; grandsons, Shawn Auston Johnston (Chelsea) and Seth Kennedy; granddaughters, Mahogany Kennedy (Bryant), Shaunte Denise Cheatham, Shaquell Saddler and Amber L. Kennedy; five great granddaughters; two great grandsons; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and cherished friends.


Homegoing services:

Monday, August 9, 2021

Service time: 11:15am

Fountain of Life House of Worship

8838 S. 2nd Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85041


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the:

Alford Family Scholarship

815 W. Caldwell St.

Phoenix Arizona 85041


Services have been entrusted to:

Universal South Mountain Mortuary

7007 S. Central Ave

Phoenix AZ 85042


Doll is the daughter of Charley Albert Alford and Aselee Roberts-Alford; Granddaughter of Wesley Dow Alford; and G/Granddaughter of Matthew Solomon Alford.


Please keep the Alford family in your prayers as we mourn the loss of our loved one. Please extend special prayers for the immediate family of Doll B. Kennedy-Bly during this difficult time.