Lenney Bell Kirkendoll, 73, of Benton, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011. She was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Cleburne County.
Mrs. Kirkendoll was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and retired from the Benton Public School District.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Myrtle Chastain; son, Melvin Kirkendoll; and a sister, Lorine Phillips.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Onvil Kirkendoll; three children, Edward Kirkendoll, Judy Farrow and husband Bob and Yvonne Spicer and husband Randy; sister, Bertha Webb; brother, Dorise Chastain and wife Eva; eight grandchildren, David Kirkendoll and wife Christina, Lucretia Hathcock and husband Cecil, Nathan Farrow and wife Erin, Dustin Kirkendoll and wife Tania, Chad Farrow and wife Carissa, Makayla Johnson and husband Adam, Daniel Spicer and Garrison Spicer; and five great-grandchildren, Hunter Hathcock, Abigail Kirkendoll, Juliet Farrow, Dawson Kirkendoll and Joshua Kirkendoll.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will be in New Rosemont Cemetery. The Revs. Carl Wright, James Lovell and Scott King will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Saline Memorial Hospice House, 23157 Hwy I-30 in Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.