James "Jimmy" Kendrick

Obituary of James "Jimmy" Kendrick

Mr. James “Jimmy” Bentley Kendrick, age 75 of Ellijay, GA passed Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Kendrick was born September 7th, 1942 in Tennga, GA to his late parents Marion Bentley and Lydia Marie Russell Kendrick.  Jimmy owned several different businesses during his lifetime, the last of which was providing entertainment as a disc jockey.  He enjoyed watching television and working in his yard.  Jimmy is preceded in death by his wife, Wylene Ovelle Kendrick, daughter, Tonya Silvers, sisters, Shirley Buckner, Carolyn Ralston, Glenda Bartlett, Betty Maddox, and Ethel Lee Kendrick, and brother, Ronnie Kendrick.

He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Dana and Joseph Leming of TN, Tina Eloise Sinclair of Eton, GA and Jackie Sue Sinclair of Resaca, GA; sons, Benny Kendrick of KY, Billy Joe Kendrick of Dalton, GA, Little Jim Kendrick and Robin Kendrick, both of Murray county; sisters, Wanda Hampton of Chatsworth, GA and Deborah Anita Patterson of Dalton, GA; brother, Don Junior Kendrick of Dalton, GA also survives.

No services are planned.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Mr. Kendrick.