Carolyn "Dude" "Carol" French Kennedy, 71, of Thorpe, WV formerly of Raysal, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 27, 2020 after a brief illness at Raleigh General Hospital. Born February 21, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Lil Carson of Elkhorn. Carolyn worked in furniture manufacturing in High Point, NC and was a cook for the McDowell County School system. She loved music, dancing, all things WV, shopping, Casper, sitting . . .