In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Katherine Towne.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Kendrick of Vicksburg; her daughter, Connie Kendricks Miller of Hattiesburg; her son, Jimmy Kendrick, Jr. (Ginny) of Brandon; four grandchildren, Katelyn Miller, Mary Claire Kendrick, Katherine Kendrick and Isabella Jeffers; and her sister Mittie Towne Warren (James) of Vicksburg.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church with Monsignor Patrick Farrell, pastor, as celebrant. Visitation was at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the service. Burial was at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to The Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 39105 and to the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society, P. O. Box 820171, Vicksburg, MS 39182.
Pallbearers were Syd Johnston, Jerome Curro, Riley Nelson, John Robert Price, Warren Guider and Jerrell Strawn.
(Ethel was a former PAK Omega Chapter sister)