Ruth Copes Kendall

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Ruth Copes Kendall, 72, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 after a long illness concluding at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, William A. Kendall Jr., Frankfort, Ky.; a son, Mark Kendall (Deana), Lexington; grandchildren, Caitlin and Collin Kendall of Lexington; sisters, Ruby Sudduth (Calvin), Bowling Green, Iola Hail (Bud), Miamisburg, Ohio, Wanda Jones (Harold), Gray, Ky., Fernita (late Harry David) Varner, Sherry Copes, and Jenny Copes, all of Cynthiana; a brother, Bradley (Diane) Copes, Cynthiana; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ora T. and Verna Copes of Cynthiana; and a brother, Wayne Copes and his wife Ann.
She was born in Harrison County, graduated from Harrison County High School and attended Georgetown College.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Frankfort, United Methodist Women, Triple L, and Wonderful Wednesdays. The earlier years she was active in crafting and sewing for the church. She was a volunteer for 20 years in the Coalition of Committed Christians, Food Shelter in Frankfort. She also worked for the Commonwealth of Kentucky Revenue Cabinet for 12 years, and the Farmers Bank and Capital Trust Company for many years as a part time bookkeeper.
Services will be Saturday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home, 1725 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Ky. Dr. Phil Hill will officiate. Burial will be at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, at Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Nieces and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601.
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Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Nov. 5, 2015