Blanche Kendrick, 89, of Madison, Tennessee, formerly of the Back Gate community near Dumas, passed away on May 25, 2016.

She was married to Bill Kendrick for 38 years. They lived in the Back Gate community near Dumas until his death in 1984. She was active in the area as an Avon representative and especially loved participating in elections and worked on every occasion. In 2010, she moved to Madison, Tennessee with her daughters, Jan and Vicki Kendrick. She was a member of the Inglewood Baptist Church and the Faithful Workers Sunday School class there.

She was born at Pine Ridge, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late Isaac and Edie Singleton.

In addition to her daughters, she is survived by her “adopted” daughter, Ayn Robertson; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and her special sister-in-law, Margaret Jarrett and husband James.

Visitation will be held on May 28 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas. Service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Walnut Lake Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Inglewood Baptist Church in Nashville or the charity of the donor’s choice.