Gaynell Kendrick

BELFRY, Ky. — Gaynell Kendrick, 80, of Belfry, Ky., went home to be with her Lord Fri., May 23, 2014, at Pikeville Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Born Feb. 22, 1934, at McAndrews, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Sidney and Ida King Abshire. She was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Lee Kendrick; sister, Shirley Teaster and brother, John Abshire.

Gay was a retired receptionist for Dr. Angco, and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful and loving member of the Belfry Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Robie L. "Buddy" Kendrick; son, Wesley (Terri) Kendrick of Belfry; sister, Jettilee Hatfield of Ransom, Ky.; grandchildren, Colinda (Haskell) Vinson of Sevierville, Tenn., Sara Kendrick of Huntingon, Zachary Kendrick of Williamson, and Kristin Kendrick of New Orleans, La.; great-grandchildren, Audrey and Mason Vinson and Bentley Davidson; sister-in-law, Barbara Abshire; nieces, Debbie (Rick) Runyon, Beth Varney and Renee Maynard; nephew, Rod Hatfield and a host of other nieces, nephews and many friends, who will miss her dearly.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tues., May 27, at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Ronnie Kendrick, Mickey Maynard and Raymond Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens at Huddy, Ky., with the men of the church serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the funeral home with a special singing service Sunday at 7 p.m. and preaching services Monday at 7 p.m.

Online condolences at

R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

R.E. Rogers Funeral Home - Belfry
25062 US HWY 119  Belfry, KY 41514

Published in Williamson Daily News from May 24 to May 25, 2014