Nellie Kendrick

Nellie Pearl Kendrick aka Ms. Nell was born April 3, 1921 in Warren County, Georgia to the late Elzie and Rosa King. She was the youngest of nine children. She had a very high spirit and a deep passion for cooking, fishing, conversing with friends and family, and was so loving. She could make a complete stranger feel like family. She relocated to Columbus, Ohio in 1956 where she continued to raise her family with late husband Lonnie Kendrick Sr.

Nellie is preceded in death by parents Elzie and Rosa King, husband Lonnie Kendrick Sr., children Bertha, Johnny, Lonnie Jr., and Larry Sr.

She leaves to cherish her memory with daughters Elouise Kendrick, Stephanie Kendrick, Ebony White, special friends Josephine, Shirley, Bell, Debby, special nephew Leroy, special niece Nell King, cats Africa and Ifoun, she has a strong family fulfilled with grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She also had a special place in her heart for her grandson Jon-Jon. She will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Jordan Bible Church, 1825 Woodland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. I’m so grateful to have been apart of this wonderful family. Jon Jon is my best friend and his family always treated me like family from DAY 1. Everytime I attended a family gathering i always felt apart of the family. Grandma always treated me like i was one of her grandkids too. So im gonna miss her a lot, but i know she’s in a better place and I’m happy to be apart of this wonderful family forever.

  2. Stephanie ,just wanted you and family to know that i well keep u all in my prayers. Your mother will continue her work with the lord. She is so blessed. It well b celebrate once she prepares her meals and and continue to do GOD work as she did on this earth. GOD IS LOVE. Hazel McGinnis

  3. Lorraine Stinson :

    Sending love and prayers for God’s continuing care and comfort. Mrs. Kendrick’s spirit is soaring like an eagle now. Bless all of you. The family of Richard and Constance Stinson.

  4. To the family of Mrs. Kendricks may God give you strength in this time, Mrs. Kendricks was such a loving caring person who welcomed me from the beginning she never changed always laughing and smiling. I loved her so much. RIP my love

  5. Annette Bailey-Dixon :

    Stephanie, I know Aunt Nell and the Angels are having a time in Heaven! Praying God will comfort you until we see her again. Love Annette

  6. Jermaine Thomas :

    Felt like i was her grandson! I will always remember her cooking pork chops and her saying come on in and get yours like i was one of the fam. She was special! Bye grandma!

  7. Please accept my sincere condolences. May you find comfort in God’s word at Psalms 34:18 there it states, “Jehovah (God’s name) is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit.”

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