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William Henry Kendrick

February 2, 1941 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 81)


William Henry Kendrick, 81, of Pottsville, died Monday, April 18, 2022, at St. Edwards Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.  The graveside service will be held at 2:00PM, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Bowden Cemetery with Rev. Robert Heflin officiating, under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.

The son of Teddy Sr. and Ruby Nell (Heflin) Kendrick, he was born February 2, 1941, in Atkins.  He married Lilly Jean (Mahan) Kendrick, on October 7, 1960, in Dardanelle.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lilly; their three sons: William R. Kendrick (Julie) of Barling; Greg Kendrick of Dardanelle; Robert Kendrick (Florence) of Magazine; their daughter, Lavenia Hall of Pottsville; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

William worked at Tyson Foods for many years, and was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He enjoyed hunting and working on his  farm.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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Graveside Service
April 22, 2022

2:00 PM
Bowden Cemetery
Bowden Cemetery Road
Pottsville, AR 72858

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