Diana Kendrick

Diana DeBrew Kendrick

May 28, 1940 - September 23, 2020
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Diana Jane DeBrew Kendrick, 80, of E. Double Shoals Road, Lawndale, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte.

Born in Cleveland County, NC on May 28, 1940, she was the daughter of the late James Clemmie DeBrew and Mary Ruth Hamrick DeBrew. She was retired from Cleveland County Schools where she worked in the cafeteria at Burns High School and Crest Middle School. Mrs. Kendrick was a member of Double Shoals Baptist Church and the Clevie Spangler Sunday school class. She played the organ for over 40 years at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was a special mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Carl DeBrew.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Harold Kendrick, Sr.; two sons, Robert Kendrick, Jr. and wife, Ann of Shelby and Jason Kendrick and wife, Angela of Lawndale; a daughter, Donna Beam of Shelby; a sister, Rosemary Wortman of Shelby; six grandchildren, Amanda Morris and husband, Jeremy, Alisa Downs and husband, Ben, Rob Kendrick and fiancée, Danielle Sisk, Celeste Kendrick, ,Tyler Kendrick and Jase Kendrick and seven great-grandchildren, Turner Morris, Grady Kendrick, Yates Morris, Lane Downs, Lincoln Kendrick, Micah and Gavin Sisk.

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00 am at Double Shoals Baptist Church Prayer Garden with the Dr. Brian Johnson officiating.

Memorials may be made to Brain Trauma Research - Carolina Neurosurgery, or to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.
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Service Details

  • Interment

    September 25, 2020 |
    September 25, 2020
    Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    846 E. Stagecoach Trail
    Fallston, North Carolina 28042
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  • Service

    September 26, 2020 | 10:00am
    September 26, 2020 10:00am
    Double Shoals Baptist Church
    Address Not Available
    Dr. Brian Johnson


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Posted at 02:35pm
Jason and family, our deepest condolences. We are thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time.
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Ann Kendrick

Posted at 11:35pm
Diana was the most sweetest mother in law a girl could have she took me in over 43 years ago an treated me as hers I love you mawmaw an you will
Sure be missed but I know you will be the angel watching over us I love you : ann

Cindy Benton

Posted at 09:15pm
Harold and Family, So sorry for your loss. Diana was a great friend, and will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

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Cindy, Larry Dean, Chris and Connor Benton

Posted at 08:11pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Diana will truly be missed. Love you all.
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Shirley Hord

Posted at 07:53pm
So sorry to learn of Diana's home-going and your family's loss. Praying for your comfort and strength as you adjust to life without Diana's physical presence. May God provide all your needs.

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