Mary Hutcherson Kendrick, 89, of Martinsville, went to be with her Lord, Monday, June 13, 2016 at her home. She was born in Patrick County on August 20, 1926 to the late John Hutcherson and the late Ida Kate Dillon Hutcherson. She was also preceded in death by the love of her life, Joe Paul Kendrick; one son, Paul "Bud" Kendrick Jr.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia and James Parnell, Margaret and James Foley; brothers, Junior Lee Hutcherson and William Hutcherson; brother-in-law, Gomer Walker.
She is survived by six daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley K. and Carl Eagle of Martinsville, Marie K. and Johnny Morgan of Pilot, Carolyn Gail and Dan Osborne of Riner, Dena K. and Randy Key of Galax, Rena K. and John Wigington of Greensboro, N.C., Sue K. and Tommy Nelson of Petersburg; three sons and daughters-in-law, Carlton J. and Irma Kendrick of Hillsville, Bobby M. and Regina Kendrick of Pulaski, Timothy L. and Elaine Kendrick of Spencer; 29 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; one sister, Madeline Walker of Bassett; several nieces and nephews; very special friends, Mary and Joe Hollandsworth, Alan and Virginia Jessup.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, the West Wing nurses and staff of Pioneer Community Hospital and Dr. Ralph Kramer for all the kindness and concerns shown Mary and her family.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. held Thursday morning at in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Freddie Bonds and Pastor Dwayne Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Henry Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 730 E. Church Street #13, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bassettfuneralservice.com. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Kendrick family.