Claudine Preston

Obituary of Claudine Kendrick Preston

Claudine Kendrick Preston, 90, of Huddleston, passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday, October 12th, 2020 at Bedford County Nursing Home. She was born on December 6,1929 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Carlton Kendrick and Addie Mayhew Kendrick. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Burton Preston, her sons, James B. Preston, Larry "Buck" Preston and her brother, Winston Kendrick. She was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. Claudine is survived by her sister, Marie Thompson, daughter-in-law, Sue Preston; granddaughters, Jill Preston Thomas and Gabrielle Preston Rich; great-granddaughters, Willa Thomas, Elizabeth “Libby” Thomas and Rosie Preston, as well as many nieces and nephews whom she thought of as her children. Claudine was retired from Bedford County Public Schools. She was a lifelong member of Bethesda United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir, was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Organization, and served as Treasurer well into her 80’s. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 14340 Wyatts Way, Huddleston, Bedford County, VA 24104. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing is required.
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Wednesday
21
October

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston
11351 Leesville Road
Huddleston, Virginia, United States
Thursday
22
October

Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Bethesda United Methodist Church Cemetery
14340 Wyatts Way
Huddleston, Virginia, United States
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