Obituary: Kelli Kendall

March 5, 1980 – September 13, 2022

Kelli Kendall, 42, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at her residence.

Born in Dayton, OH, she was the daughter of Patricia and Jim Rishforth. She married Travis Kendall, and he survives.

Kelli was a homemaker and a mother. She enjoyed the outdoors and always let her light shine upon others. She was a very godly person.

Surviving to cherish Kelli’s memory are her husband, Travis; two sons, Kylan and Kade Biddle; parents, Patricia and Jim Rishforth; two sisters, Shannon and Jamie Rishforth; and two brothers, Matthew Smith, and Braxton Rishforth. Kelli leaves behind a dear friend Kris Kimbley and her puppies, Buddy and Molly.

Kelli is preceded in death by two brothers, Corey Smith and Jimmy Rishforth, her grandparents, Thomas and Loretta Rishforth, and her uncle, Eugene Rishforth.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at The Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford, with Pastor Johnny Herald officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour on Tuesday. Cremation will follow.

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