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Robert Edward "Douger" Kendall
February 14, 1927 - February 21, 2008

Mr. Robert Edward (Douger) Kendall was born on Monday, February 14, 1927, son of the late Elsworth and Ruby D. Armstrong Kendall. Mr. Kendall died Thursday, February 21, 2008 at Woodbriar Nursing Center in Harrisburg, Ark., at the age of 81 years, 0 months and 7 days. He was born in Murfreesboro, Ark., and had lived in Trumann for the past 46 years and was formerly of Marked Tree. He was a retired factory worker and member of the Melton Ave. Church of Christ. Mr. Kendall was preceded in death by 3 sisters, 2 brothers and his parents. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Lavern Qualls Kendall of the home; three daughters, Connie Latham of Bono, Johnnie Mitchusson and Deena Collins both of Trumann; one son, Bobby Kendall of Jonesboro; two sisters, Mary Sposito of Midlothian, Texas and Betty Sharrott of Penn.; one brother, Milton Kendall of Malakoff, Texas; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, Ark., with Nolan Glover and Ronnie Benson officiating. Burial will follow in the Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark. Pallbearers will be Bobby Kendall, Brock Kendall, Ronnie Norman, David Collins, Colt Collins, Butch Mitchusson and Billy Willard. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Shields, Mike Williamson, Glenn Presley, Jim Collins, Jonathan Shields and the men from Melton Ave. Church of Christ. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Memorials may be made to the Melton Ave. Church of Christ, Melton Ave., Trumann, Ark. An online register can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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    Laverne and family... I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Dugger. I wish I had thought to visit you guys some when I would be in Trumann. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Debby and Jason

  2. Kim Haag, Harrisburg,AR says

    Deena and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all,Kim

  3. Brian and Belinda Robertson, Trumann, Arkansas says

    bobby we are very sorry to hear that your dad passed away. you and your family will be in our prayers. your dad was a great man!! he will be missed. love brian and belinda robertson

  4. Rena Self, Harrison, Arkansas says

    Hello, I just wanted to say how sorry I was to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers and if there is anything that I can do, please let me know.

  5. Carolyn Winkles-Qualls, Blytheville, Arkansas says

    Bobby & family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this trouble time.

  6. Betty (Cagle) Begley, Flint Michigan says

    Bobby and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss. But you know somewhere in Heaven there is a great ballgame going on. Betty Marie (Cagle) Begley

  7. Dennis Calaway, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    May God's special blessings be with you in your time of sorrow... You're in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Sharron Turman, Jonesboro says

    Deena, David and Family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. You have lost a great man which I remember from my early softball games in the 70's and 80's in Trumann. May God Bless and Comfort you through this most difficult time. Sharron

  9. Gary McCracken, Jones says

  10. Gary McCracken, Jonesboro says

    Bobby and Family Paul Dent and I are so sorry for your loss.. You will be in our prayers

  11. Jerri Lynn Jones, Jonesboro, AR says

    Bobby, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.Love you,Jerri Lynn

  12. gelenda cope, brookland says

    Bobby and family - sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. I have been through that and know its a sad thing for family. Praying that God will comfort all of you. Gelenda Cope

  13. Burt&Cindy Corbin, Trumann says

    Our prayers and thoughts will be with you.

  14. Amanda (Arnold) Smith, Trumann, AR says

    Deena and family,We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.Sincerely,The family of Bob Arnold(Doris, Lora, Kim, Kim, Shannon, Bobbby, & Amanda)

  15. James Ray Cunningham, Bay Arkansas says

    Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.Our Prayers will be with you and your Family

  16. Hal and Opal Savage, Jonesboro, AR says

  17. Jim Isbell, Jonesboro says

    Bobby,I'm sorry about the death of your Dad. I didn't know him, but I've heard only good about him. We'll pray for you and your family.Jim Isbell

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