Frankie Kendrick (8-6-17) service 8-9-17

Frankie Kendrick departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 6, in Savannah, at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 3 days.
She was born in the Mt. Hermon community in Hardin County on April 3, 1927, the daughter of the late James William and Cessel Alexander Wolfe. On Dec. 4, 1948, she was united in marriage to Wilbert N. Blount, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1975. Later, on Feb. 6, 1982, she married William “Bill” Kendrick, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2006.
Frankie worked at Savannah Manufacturing Company in Savannah until she retired in 1986 to be a full-time grandmother. She loved to read and sew, and she could always be found working in her yard. She enjoyed cooking meals for her family, especially chocolate pies for her granddaughters. She was a faithful member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Frankie is survived by her daughters, Brenda Blount Nellums and husband Rob of Columbia, Illinois, Donna Blount Johnson and husband David of Savannah and Judy Blount Ragsdale and husband Bob of Castle Rock, Colorado; stepdaughter, Beverly Kendrick Alexander and husband Mike of Denver, Colorado; stepdaughter-in-law, Sue Lambert of Savannah; two grandchildren, Julie Childers and husband Brad of Savannah, Lacey Carroll and husband Bailey of Trussville, Alabama; one great-grandson, Canaan Childers.
In addition to her parents, Frankie was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Barbara Blount; stepson, David Kendrick; three brothers, James, Cecil and Dee Wolfe; and six sisters, Fay Willoughby, Louise Hosea, Mary Welch, Marie Shelby, Jo Kate Varick and Willie C. Yoakum.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 300 Tennessee Street, Savannah, Tennessee 38372.
Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Savannah with Helen Hamilton officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Hermon Cemetery at Savannah.

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