Rowena G. McKendree
BENTON — Rowena G. McKendree, 82, of Benton, Ky., passed away at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
She worked for Ashby Chair Factory and retired from Kentucky Dam Village State Park. She was a member of Ditney Baptist Church in Lola, Ky.
She is survived by her son, Buddy McKendree and wife Judy of Benton, Ky.; her daughter, Sandra Barlow of Gilbertsville, Ky.; her grandchildren, Jeffrey Lofton and wife Trish of Murray, Ky., Autumn Barlow-Huitt and husband Sam of Winchester, Calif., Matthew Barlow and wife Patricia of Benton, Ky., Dale McKendree and wife Jennifer of Benton, Ky., and Missy Barrett and husband Barry of Calvert City, Ky.; six great-grandchildren, Samantha Barrett, Kaylee McKendree, Shane Barrett, Taylor McKendree, Joshua Lofton and Anna Marie Barlow; one brother, Jay Gilland of Salem, Ky.; and three sisters, Wanda James of Louisville, Ky., Dorothy Crawford of Smithland, Ky., and Roberta May of Indianapolis, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Odell “Freddie” McKendree; and her son-in-law, Eddie Barlow. Her parents were Russell Gilland and Renie Croft Gilland.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Rev. Charles Frazier will officiate and burial will follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com