Evelyn Maxine (Amason) Kendall, 73, of Boyle went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 28, 2021. A visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS 38732. Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, MS with an interment immediately following at Delta Heights Memorial Garden Cemetery.
Evelyn was born July 5, 1948 in Shaw, MS to W.D. and Lanah Mae Amason. She grew up and graduated from Shaw High School in Shaw, MS. She married James Kendall Sr. June 30, 1990. Evelyn worked for Baxter's as a line supervisor for 33 years until retiring in 2000. She was an avid member of Cleveland Church of God. Evelyn enjoyed life, some of her hobbies were hunting, fishing, and cooking. She loved working in her yard taking care of her flower beds and koi fish she would say "This was better than any dose of medicine". Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is preceaded by her parents, W.D. and Lanah Mae Amason, daughters, Michele Hopkins and Evelyn Melinda Harvey, niece, Teresa Bouleware; nephew, Jimmy Amason.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, James Kendall Sr.; children, Karen McClain (Rodger) of Cleveland, James Kendall Jr. (Lydia) of Boyle, MS, Jackie Finley (Gerald) of Cleveland, MS, and Joette Holland (Don) of Biloxi, MS; grandchildren, Dr. Brent Roberts of Boyle, MS, Kendall Deel (Ricky) of Madison, MS, Lauren Kendall of Starkville, Kalyn Redwine (Brad) of Cleveland, MS, Shelby Kendall (Dustin) of Brandon, MS, Destiny Livingston (Derick) of Drew, MS and Joely Holland of Biloxi, MS; great grandchildren, Evelyn and Camden Redwine of Cleveland, MS; siblings, Lavelle Amason (Betty) of Winona, MS, Jewel Kirksey (Billy) of Brandon, MS, J.D. Amason (Claire) of Clyde, North Carolina, Jimmy Dale Amason (Nan) of Greenwood, MS, Elizabeth Errington of Brandon, MS Gwen Weeks of Shaw, MS, and Arnold Amason (Barbara) of Mize, MS; and a host of nieces and nephews. Memorials can be made to Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, MS or any charity of your choice.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Saturday, July 31, 2021
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States 38732
Celebration of Life
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Sunday, August 1, 2021
The Cleveland Church of God Hwy 8 E Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Sunday, August 1, 2021
Delta Heights Memorial Garden Cemetery Hwy 8 Cleveland, Mississippi, United States 38732