Mr. Kenneth Willis Kendall, age 73, Summerville, GA, formally of Dalton, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2010.

Mr. Kendall was born March 26, 1936, the son of the late H. W. and Ina Stover Kendall. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nema Kendall.

He is survived by his wife, Ida M. Kendall; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Ann Kendall, Kenneth E. and Emily Kendall; daughter and fiance, Julie Kendall and Ryan Fernandez; grandchildren, Nichole Kendall, Jamie Kendall, Beth Kendall, Jessie Lloyd and husband, Chip Lloyd; Breannon Noell, Dalton E. Kendall; great grandson, Tanner Lloyd; brother, Wylie Kendall; sister, Linda Jane Herber; and many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Summey and Pastor Dean Tapp officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens with military rites provided by the American Legion Shanklin Attaway Post #5. Active pallbearers will be Willie E. Tapp, James E. Tapp, Michael Tapp, Leon Caylor, Stacy Nelson, and Ellis Tucker. Honorary pallbearers will be Gordon Tapp, Jeffery Caylor, and the Summerville McDonalds Breadfast Club.

Mr. Kendall will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1:00 p. m. until the service hour on Friday, February 12, 2010. In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorials to be made to Doctors Hospice of Georgia, 4300 Martha Berry Blvd. Rome, GA 30165.

Special thanks from the family to Doctors Hospice of Georgia, Betty St. Clair, Jean McMichaels, and Patty Moran.