Ida Mildred Pleasant Kendrick


LEASBURG --- Ida Mildred Pleasant Kendrick, age 77, of 8819 Leasburg Road, Leasburg, died Monday morning, Aug. 1, 2022 at her home with her family by her side.

Mrs. Kendrick was born Dec. 4, 1944 in Caswell County, daughter of the late John Preston and Edith Magnolia Winstead Pleasant and was wife of 60 years to Wallace Lee Kendrick, who survives. She was retired from farming and the Person County School System and was a member of Leasburg United Methodist Church.

Ida enjoyed reading, board games, playing cards, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family. 

Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, Stacey Kendrick and wife, Penny of Roxboro, Tracey Kendrick and wife, Sharon of Wilmington, Amanda Kendrick of Leasburg, six grandchildren, Christie Perkins and husband, Lane, Codie Kendrick and wife, Monica, Trevor Kendrick and wife, Hunter, Tanner Kendrick, Christopher Crabtree, Justin Crabtree, four great grandchildren, Skyler Perkins, Conner Perkins, Lindsey Kendrick, Ely Kendrick, two sisters, Joann Brann, and Dot “Speedy” Oakes.  

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Kendrick is preceded in death by a son, Daron “Daboo” Kendrick, sister, Jennie Mae Parker, and two brothers, Robert Pleasant, and John Lee Pleasant.  

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 at Leasburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Pearce officiating.  Interment followed in the Leasburg Community Cemetery.  

Pallbearers were grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Leasburg Community Cemetery c/o Hilda Holt, 8978 Leasburg Road, Leasburg, NC 27291.  

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at


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