Louise Kenchens, 84, of Leachville, widow of Chestine Kenchens, died Monday July 14, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 29, 1930, in Sulphur Rock, the daughter of the late George and Myrtle Reddell Keller and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was retired from the former Brown Shoe Company in Leachville, and was a longtime member of the People of Praise United Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include five daughters, Linda Finley of Leachville, Donna Foster of Dowagiac, Mich., Judy Miller, Debbie Holden and Jackie Ingram, all of Leachville; a sister, Emogene Eldried of Leachville; two step-children, Eileen Young of Paragould and Chris Kenchens of Leachville. She also leaves 26 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Donnie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Leachville Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 6-8 Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Guest register @Howard Funeral Service.