Beloved sister, cherished mother and treasured friend, Mary Louise (Rook) Kendrick, age 68, passed away in Longview, Texas on January 4, 2020. Mary was born in Carthage, Texas on April 10, 1952 to J.D. Rook and Nannie Laura (Williams) Rook.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gill Kendrick; parents, J.D. and Nannie Rook; and brothers, Bob Rook and Richard Rook. Mary is survived by her brothers, Jerry Rook and Jimmy Rook (Karla); daughters, Lois, Lisa, Loretta and Laura; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Rook and Kathy Rook; her precious dog, Little River, as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mary loved taking care of her garden and especially loved spring flowers. She enjoyed her M&M’s and crafting of all types. Mary enjoyed collecting dolls, church plates and stuffed animals, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was truly loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Mary’s name be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, (lovetotherescue.org/gift). Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com
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