Garnet Opal Kendrick Was Born June 19, 1913 in Columbus, Kansas. She Died August 15, 2011 at the Age of 98 Years. She has resided in Corsicana Texas for about 30 years and for the last 10 years has had residence in Heritage Oaks Retirement Village where she spent her final days. She and her husband had lived in Oklahoma as well as Eunice and Hobbs, New Mexico for many years. More recently before moving to Corsicana they had lived in Baytown, Texas and Tow, Texas
She was preceded in death by her husband Noel Walter Kendrick and son Orville Walter Kendrick. She is survived by three daughters, Noelene Birkelo, Nancy Joy LeMay, Glenda Basil and one son Bruce Guy Kendrick. Two brothers, Guy Rue Stallman and Alvis Stallman. Two sisters, Edythe Bengtson and Imogene Hazelrigg. 10 grandchildren: Glynis Hugghins, Julie Payne, Joni Miller, Diana Bomback, Darlene Kiggins, Robert Noel LeMay, Gayla Ross, Sheryl Jordan, Keith Franklin, Bruce Jeffrey Kendrick and fifteen great grandchildren.
She was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Corsicana Texas for 30 years.
Mrs. Kendrick was a beautiful Christian woman, wonderful, loving mother, and grandmother. She was a talented seamstress and great cook.
Garnet will be interred in Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana Texas beside Noel, her husband of 72 years as they are reunited in Heaven. Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. A graveside service is scheduled for 10:00am on Wednesday August 17, 2011 at the Resthaven Memorial Park Chapel with Revs Danny Reeves and B F Risinger presiding.
Special thanks to the staff of Heritage Oaks- Sabrina, Shamaki, Denise, Annie, Joni and all those who have been so attentive and cared for her so lovingly.