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Udell L. Kendrick, 89, of Mt. Vernon passed away on Friday, August 12, 2011. He was born on Thursday, August 18, 1921 in Casa, AR to the late John W. and Lou Ethyl (Holmes) Kendrick.

He is survived by a son, Michael Kendrick of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Becky Allen of Arlington, VA, Evelyn Wright of Springdale, and Lisa Fort of Little Rock; and brother, Bill Kendrick of Harrison.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian (Taylor) Kendrick.

A private family service was held on Saturday, August 13, 2011.

Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Conway 

(courtesy of  LouJane Adams Wills)

Grave marker for Udell L. Kendrick in the Marcus Hill Cemetery, Enola (Faulkner county), Arkansas.

Udell enlisted in the Army at Camp Shelby, Mississippi on 29 October 1942 and was assigned to Hq 3rd, 508th.

Pvt Kendrick was awarded the Combat Infantryman badge for action during Normandy, France Campaign, 6 June 1944 to 9 July 1944. 

Tech/4 Kendrick also received the Good Conduct Medal.


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