Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011 5:33 pm
The Messenger, April 25, 2011
Wendell Kiser, 74, of Kenton died April 21, 2011, at his home.
Services were Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Concord Baptist Church, with burial following in the church cemetery.
The Rev. Johnny Wither-spoon officiated. Pallbearers were Steven Rodney Langston, Ross Langston, Josh Powell, Michael Pow-ell, Mark Langston and Jeff Langston.
Leitherland Funeral Home in Kenton was in charge of arrangements.
He was born July 4, 1936, son of the late Marlie T. and Nora Lee (Dillon) Kiser. He was married to Joanne Kiser, who survives, and had been the Dyer school custodian.
Survivors also include three daughters, Belinda Powell of Union City, Carla Langston of Dyersburg and Rhonda Langston of Dyer; six grandchildren, Steven Rodney Langston, Ashley Campbell, Ross Langston, Josh Powell, Kristin Lang-ston and Madison Langston; his great-granddaughter, Hailey Campbell; and his brother, Ralph Kizer.
He was also preceded in death by six sisters, Exie Kizer, Verna Webster, Maedell Dean, Carrie Pearl Kizer, Rachel Webb and Johnnie James.