Mr. Jeffie Kendrick

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The Funeral Service for Mr. Jeffie Lee Kendrick of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Friendship Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Mountain Creek A.M.E. Cemetery.

Mr. Jeffie Lee Kendrick was born on April 1, 1928 to Ms. Annie Mae Daniels and Mr. Ned Kendrick in Montezuma, Georgia.  He went to be with the Lord at Magnolia Manor on Thursday, September 27, 2018 after a long illness. 

Mr. Kendrick worked for the City of Americus for three years performing many duties in and around Americus. He also worked as a carpenter and a truck driver to provide for his family. He was not just a builder of buildings and homes, he was a builder of people. Mr. Kendrick never made anything all about him, he was all about his family. He was an amazing man and father; a true blessing to those who knew him. He was a man who never let his family down no matter the situation. He gifted his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren with the spirit of strength, wisdom and perseverance. He gave his all, and he gave it all in good cheer. Our family was blessed to have him. Mr. Kendrick leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness and courage.

Mr. Jeffie Lee Kendrick is survived by his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Mrs. Mildred Kendrick of Americus, Georgia; eight children: Mr. Rome Kendrick (Lillie) of Olive Branch, Mississippi, Ms. Catherine Andrew of Binghamton, New York, Mrs. Margie Cunningham (Mark) of Pickerington, Ohio, Mrs. Patricia Cabbell (Frederick) of Chestnut Ridge, New York, Mr. Alonzo Kendrick of Dallas, Texas, Mr. Donald Kendrick of Redding, California, Mr. Rodney Kendrick (Niedy) of Americus, Georgia; one brother, David Daniels of Binghamton, New York. He also leaves to morn a host of loving grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death are a son, Jessie Lee Kendrick; a great great grandson, Lavonte Kendrick; four sisters: Hattie Mae McKenzie, Eva Mae Kendrick, Viola (Shane) Harris and Leatha Spivey, three brothers: Jeff Kendrick, Tobey Kendrick and Rome (Time) Kendrick.

He inspired many with the question....Is that the best you can do?

The Kendrick family would like to thank devoted family members, the staff at Phoebe Sumter Hospital and Magnolia Manor, Mrs. Mattie Waters, Ms. Rachel Waters, Mrs. Delores Terry, and the many friends and  neighbors in Sunset Park who showered him with the gift of time. who would stop by to chat with him and see how his day was going and/ or doing what you could to make him smile. He will be missed, and the life lessons he leaves behind will be cherished.

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Catherine Andrew United States
9/29/2018 8:10:39 AM #

Catherine Andrew,
to my dad I am going to miss you, I know you had a wonderful  and full life. Your life was fill with the love of your life for 67 years and eight children, amazing man and truly and amazing father, I will miss you and know that I love you. Until we meet again, my loving father


Catherine Andrew United States
9/29/2018 8:11:37 AM #

Catherine Andrew


YaMeek Kendrick United States
10/1/2018 9:11:40 AM #

Rest In Peace
your loving great-grandson,
        YaMeek NyShawn Kendrick


Louise United States
10/2/2018 4:36:14 AM #

My condolences to the family. I know losing someone you love in death is very sad but the almighty God gives us comfort when he tells us at(John 5:28,29)that he will resurrect our love ones again in the near future. I am so sorry for your loss.


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