Mary Alice Kessinger, 70, of Market Road, in Rich Creek departed this life at her home Monday morning, June 7, 2010. Born in Giles County on April 3, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Chapman and Edith Carter Cumbee. She had worked at several local restaurants as a cook and server. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Lee, Winfred, Ronnie, and Buck Cumbee.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of forty-nine years, Boyce N. Kessinger; her son and daughter-in-law Roy Lee and Sharon Cumbee of Rich Creek; her brothers Robert Cumbee of Pembroke and Frankie Cumbee of Blacksburg; her sisters Georgia C. Hughes, Freda C. Sanders, Sue Cumbee all of Pembroke, and Elizabeth C. Harless of Rocky Gap.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 3:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Kessinger Family Cemetery at Interior. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.