January 28, 1935 ~ February 13, 2008

Mrs. Iris A. 'Phillips' Kendall passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at the Des Peres Hospital, in St. Louis, MO., at the age of 73 years and 15 days. Iris was born on January 28, 1935, in Moberly, MO., & was the daughter of Olie Phillips & Helen F. 'Ravenscraft' Phillips Bryant. Also preceding-in-death was her husband, Robert Nelson Kendall (April 29, 2000).

Survivors Include : 1 Daughter, Michele 'Mrs. John' King, of Tennessee; 1 Son, Rodney Kendall, of Bismarck, MO; 1 Sister, Jeaneanne Wallen & Sam Risk, of St. Louis. Great-Aunt, Sue Ravenscraft, of Farmington; Brother & Sister-In-Law: Tim (& Lois) Kendall, of Arnold, MO; 3 Grandchildren: Ian (& Heather) Kendall, of Denver, CO; Sean (& Laura) King, of TN; Melanie (& Ryan) Roaldson, of TN; 7 Great-Grandchildren: Nicholas Lacher; Zachary King; Brianna Michelle Manser; Kayla Roaldson; Hayden Kendall; Jada Kendall & Lacy Lee King. Also, several Nieces & Nephews.

There Will Be No Visitation.

Private Funeral Services Were conducted under the direction of TAYLOR Funeral Service, Inc.

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  1. Aunt Iris I will miss you more than i was able to tell you in life.Grandma Helen now has one of her Kids with her. Rod & Michele i Love both very much take care. Love Toni. Keep an eye on us aunt Iris.

  2. Grandma I Love You. You will always be in my heart and on my mind. As a kid you were my Grandma (ge-haw) As a Teen you helped keep me in line. As an adult you are and always will be my inspiration. One day at a time Grandma……One Day. I LOVE YOU!

  3. I knew Iris to Be a Lady and an honest person, a loving Mother & Grandmother and truely a gift from God. They don't make 'em like her anymore. God Bless your Family At this time of Loss Nancy Thornton ( Ian's Mom )

  4. Aunt Iris was a very special lady and loved by all. She always made me laugh and had a great big heart. You will be missed by everyone.

  5. Dear Rod and Michele, Aunt Iris will be so missed. She was a special lady and we all loved her. She is in a better place now and not suffering. These last few months were so bad for her. Take care.

  6. MOM; You made me so very happy, i'm so glad you and dad gave me life. I know you know what this means. I miss you so much, but I will always be strong and I will make it because of you! I love you so much, you will always be in my heart. Until we are all together again you & dad enjoy!!!!!!

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