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Anetra Jean KendallPassing: January 29, 2018


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, February 2nd @ 10:30 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, February 1st @ 4:00-7:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, February 2nd

MITCHELL – Anetra Jean Kendall, 81, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born December 7, 1936, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Orgal and Lavon (Johnson) McCart.  She married Don Kendall May 23, 1953, and he preceded her in death March 15, 1998.

Anetra retired from Mills Market with 34 years of service.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church and devoted her life to helping others.  Her life revolved around her children and grandchildren. 

Jeff (Connie) Kendall of Mitchell
Kim (Brent) Leonard of Mitchell
Matt (Kristen) Woods
Holly (Chris) Thompson
Chris (Brandi) Woods
Anthony Kendall
Abby Leonard
9 great grandchildren
Don (Carolyn) McCart of Bloomington
Nancy Boofer of Bedford
Amy (Dennis) Alcorn of Bedford

Her parents; husband; mother-in-law, Nora Kendall; and daughter-in-law, Sherry Kendall, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 2, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Cheri Joslin | Bedford, IN
    Date: February 3, 2018
    Anetra was a very sweet person. I remember her from both church and the grocery. She was always smiling. I'm so sorry for your loss.
  2. Guest: Patty Cottengain | Bloomington, IN
    Date: February 2, 2018
    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your precious Mom.
  3. Guest: Dale and Denise Maple | Bedford, IN
    Date: February 2, 2018
    We are so sorry for your loss. Your are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
  4. Guest: Cherie Kinder Robertson | Yarnell, Arizona
    Date: February 1, 2018
    Kim, Jeff and family - I am so sorry about your Mom - I met her in 1970, sold your family houses and became friends with all of you. She was a beautiful, great lady and very much a loss to everyone! Cherie
  5. Guest: Dawn (Sissy Burton) Ribelin | Indianapolis, In.
    Date: February 1, 2018
    Sorry to hear about the passing of Anetra. Prayers to you all.
  6. Guest: Teresa Chastain | Mitchell IN
    Date: January 31, 2018
    Jeff, sorry for the loss of your mom. I always enjoyed visiting with her.
  7. Guest: Cathy (Johnson) WILCOXEN | SPRINGFIELD
    Date: January 31, 2018
    Jeff, sorry for the loss of your Mom. Remember the good times you all had.
  8. Guest: Cheryl Broux | Luton England
    Date: January 31, 2018
    Thinking of all my family so sorry for your loss. So glad we were able to see Anetra again when we were over a couple of years ago. Our love and thoughts are with you all. Cheryl, John and family in the UK xxxxxx
  9. Guest: Donna (Clifton) Villarreal | Mitchell, IN
    Date: January 30, 2018
    Praying for your Family during this difficult time.