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George Earl Kendrick

September 12, 1926 October 13, 2017
George Earl Kendrick
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Mr. George Earl Kendrick

"To everything there is a season and a time to every proposal under the heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1

Mr. George Earl Kendrick was the first of five children born to the late Rarcel Sr. and Mary Love Kendrick on September 12, 1926 in Oglethorpe, Georgia. One child Rarcel Kendrick Jr. proceeded him in death.

He was rooted in Macon County where he grew up and began fellowship in Jehovah Baptist Church. He was a very faithful member until moving to Decatur County where he became a member of the First African Baptist Church in Bainbridge, Georgia.

He attended the Oglethorpe Resenwald School, Macon County. Upon finishing High School, he enlisted in the military. He was a World War II Veteran. At the end of the war he came back home and enrolled in Tuskegee Institute under the G.I Bill. Later he attended the former Fort Valley State College, Fort Valley, Georgia. He was the recipient of a B.S. Degree in Agriculture Science. His teaching career began in Rochelle, Georgia. Later he became principal at Flint River Farm school. Later taught at Ideal Elementary School, Ideal, GA.

The following summer he met Clarissa at Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. He married her June 4, 1964. Then he moved to Decatur County and was employed at Hutto Middle School.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories a devoted wife: Clarissa S. Kendrick; step children: Donald Nelson and Pamela Nelson Scott; sisters; Marietta Vandivier, Detroit MI; Blanchie Hosley, Oglethorpe, GA; brother: Arthur Lee Kendrick, Oglethorpe, GA; Two sisters-in-law; Mrs. Melain Reed, Attapulgus, GA; Mrs. Jeanie Kendrick, Oglethorpe, GA; A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

20

Oct

2:00 PM 10/20/2017 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Bruton Mortuary

635 Bruton Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Bruton Mortuary
635 Bruton Street Bainbridge 39819 GA
United States

Service

Saturday

21

Oct

3:00 PM 10/21/2017 3:00:00 PM
First African Baptist (515 Webster St.)

515 Webster St.
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Pastor Spencer B. Wilson, Officiating

First African Baptist (515 Webster St.)
515 Webster St. Bainbridge 39819 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bethel AME Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

207 E. Griffin Ave.
Attapulgus, GA 39815

207 E. Griffin Ave. Attapulgus 39815 GA
United States
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