Lendy Kentwood Mitchen

Lendy Kentwood Mitchen, 87 of  Lynch Station, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at his residence after a brief illness.  He was born on Thursday, December 26, 1935  in Bedford County, a son of the late Fred Lathan Mitchen and Celestia "Essie" Howell Mitchen.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia A. Mitchen, his sisters, Norene Mitchell, Genevie Dellis, Barbara Crouch and his brothers, Curtis Mitchen and Lloyd Mitchen.

He retired from BGF Industries after 41 years as a Greige Goods Supervisor.  Following retirement, he enjoyed spending time on his farm.  He was a faithful member of Huddleston United Methodist Church serving in many capacities over the years.   

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Dawson Mitchen; his daughters, Melissa M. Wilmer (Jay), Kelly Shelton (Derek); his step-son, Buddy Daniels;  sisters, Collie Lee Johnson, Carolyn Goin; a brother, Willis Mitchen (Nancy); his grandchildren, Jennifer Parker (Travis), Macy Shelton, Zachary Hodge (Kristen), Dylan Brooks as well as four Great Grandchildren.

A service to celebrate Kent's life will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Huddleston United Methdist Church.  

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.