WOODRUFF, SC-- Kendell Eugene Stinnett, 71, of 580 Briarcliff Drive, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at SRMC. Born in Louden, TN, he was the husband of Linda Rice Stinnett and the son of the late Earl Eugene and Arminda DeWitt Stinnett. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, retired Service Manager at Ryder, a Past Master and member of Enoree Masonic Lodge #222, a Shriner and had served in The National Guard.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three sons, Glenn Earl Stinnett (Eyra) of Woodruff, Jeffrey Eugene Stinnett (Michelle) of Gray Court, and Christopher Wayne Lanford (Heather) of Chesnee; three daughters, Bakita Annette Knebel (Kai) of Greer, Marie Lanford (Ken) of Reidville, and Donna Jean Rowe (Robert) Of Greer, nineteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Patricia Harrison.
Masonic Rites will be held 5:30 PM, Friday, January 25, 2013, at Forest Hills Funeral Home and visitation will follow from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Jerry Taylor and Rev. Carrol Caldwell. The body will be placed in the church at 1:00 PM.
The Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 13683 Highway 221, Enoree, SC 29335.
The family is at the home.
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