PAMELA SCOTT JOHNSON Staff Writer
January 7, 2013
Trula Lee Kendrick, 100 of Massillon, Ohio, formerly of the Pond Creek Area was called home to be with the Lord on January 6, 201,3 following a brief illness.
She was born July 29, 1912 the daughter of the late Ben F. and Fannie C. (Smith) Chapman. Trula was married on October 22, 1930 to Arvin B. Kendrick for 49 years before his passing on November 9, 1979. Together they raised a family of 11 children.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sons and one daughter-in-law, Larry Arvin, Clinton Kermit, Henry Franklin, Terry Paul and Linda Kendrick.
Many are left to mourn her passing, including her sons, Robie L. and Gay Kendrick, Ronnie A. and Loretta Kendrick, Gene and Kathy Kendrick, Mickey B. and Marlene Kendrick, Gary M. and Loretta Kendrick, her daughters, Annetta (Mickey) Maynard and Loretta (Raymond) Stanley, three daughters-in-law, Vicki Kendrick, Shelly Kendrick, and Marsha Kendrick. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She was a faithful servant of the Lord for 62 years and was a member of the Community Freewill Baptist Church in Canal Fulton, Ohio.
The funeral will be held Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11 AM in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Mikey Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Paquelet and Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home Tuesday From 6 PM till 8 PM and at R. E. Rogers Funeral Home, Belfry after 6 PM Wednesday. R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com