|Marianne Josephine Russell Kendrick
Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 14, 2018
MARIANNE JOSEPHINE RUSSELL
MARIANNE JOSEPHINE RUSSELL KENDRICK Marianne Josephine Russell Kendrick, 85
died on Sunday, December 9, 2018. She had been a long-time resident of Sherwood Forest,
MD until June 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Lawrence E. Kendrick. Mother of Robert L. Kendrick, Charlotte, NC:
Kathryn K. Jarrett, Discovery Bay, CA; Jonathan R. Kendrick, Annapolis, MD; Sister of John
A. Russell Jr., of Matthews, NC; Grandmother of Dane M. Miller, Rockville, MD: Kara Lynne
Miller, San Luis Obispo, CA: Josephine E. Byrd Kendrick, Annapolis, MD.
A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, 171 Duke of
Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 10 a.m.
The family will receive friends at the church after the service.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church at the above address,
PEO Chapter R of Severna Park, or Hospice of the Chesapeake, 441 Defense Hwy,
Annapolis, MD 21401. John M.
Taylor Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mrs. Kendrick.
Mrs. Kendrick was born June 17, 1932, in Washington, DC to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Russell.
She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School (195), attended Oberlin College and
continued her education with a Master's degree from Bowie State University.
She married Lawrence E. Kendrick, also a native of Washington, DC, on June 21, 1958.
They enjoyed 51 years of marriage until his death in January, 2010.
Marianne worked as a teacher in both Anne Arundel and Montgomery county public schools.
She was actively involved in the choir at First Presbyterian Church in Annapolis and a
previous member of the choir at National Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C. She
served as President of the PEO Chapter R of Severna Park and was a long time member of
the Chevy Chase Women's Club. Marianne enjoyed sailing with her family on the Severn
River, bridge, pottery, knitting, and needlepoint. She was a beloved member of The
Sherwood Forest Club, where she raised her children and eventually retired. Marianne was a
devoted wife and mother, a kind and thoughtful friend, and a caring grandmother.
The family would like to thank her church for the support and visits, the nursing staff of the
Anne Arundel Medical Center 6th Floor and all the doctors for the care during her illness.
Arrangements under the direction of:
John M. Taylor Funeral Home
147 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER ST | Annapolis, MD 21401 | (410) 263-4422