OBITUARY

Kenneth Birdsong

May 1, 1948December 30, 2018

Mr. Kenneth Ray Birdsong, 70 of Hudson, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home.

He was born on May 1, 1948 in Watauga County to the late Dallas Winfred and Hazel Mae Hicks Birdsong. Mr. Birdsong was a Marine Corps veteran, having served in the Vietnam War; a member of American Legion #392 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter Six of Hudson. He worked for Kincaid Furniture for nearly 30 years.

Mr. Birdsong is survived by his wife, Salonge Birdsong; son, Sheldon Birdsong; brother, Albert Lee Birdsong; sisters, Wilma Jean Grant and Helen Faye Eller.

A funeral service honoring Mr. Birdsong’s life will take place at 3:00pm on Sunday, January 6 at Lenoir First Wesleyan Church with Rev. James Baker officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at the church. Interment with military honors will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park. The United States Marine Corp and Disabled Veterans Chapter Six will be providing the military honors.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at Pendrysfuneralhome.com

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Kenneth Birdsong.

  • FAMILY

  • Salonge Birdsong, Wife
  • Sheldon Birdsong, Son
  • Albert Birdsong, Brother
  • Wilma Jean Grant, Sister
  • Helen Faye Eller, Sister
  • Dallas Birdsong, Father
  • Hazel Hicks Birdsong, Mother

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 6, 2019
REMEMBERING

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Leslie Coffey-Williams

January 6, 2019

My prayers and thoughts are with Sheldon and all the Birdsong family during this time. May God’s comfort surround you during your time of need.
Leslie Coffey Williams- friend of Sheldon
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Fran Johnson

January 3, 2019

Birdsong Family, So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Sending you HUGS and PRAYERS....... Fran Johnson, NCNG Family Programs and AL Post 392 Ladies Auxiliary Member

brenda hopkins

January 3, 2019

Deepest sympathy to the family, If I ever met Kent it was as a small child, I'm Lorena's ( Hazel's sister} daughter, May you find comfort and strength during this time, Bless,

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Mr. Kenneth Ray Birdsong, 70 of Hudson, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home.

He was born on May 1, 1948 in Watauga County to the late Dallas Winfred and Hazel Mae Hicks Birdsong. Mr. Birdsong was a Marine Corps veteran, having served in the Vietnam War; a member of American Legion #392 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter Six of Hudson. He worked for Kincaid Furniture for nearly 30 years.

Mr. Birdsong is survived by his wife, Salonge Birdsong; son, Sheldon Birdsong; brother, Albert Lee Birdsong; sisters, Wilma Jean Grant and Helen Faye Eller.

A funeral service honoring Mr. Birdsong’s life will take place at 3:00pm on Sunday, January 6 at Lenoir First Wesleyan Church with Rev. James Baker officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at the church. Interment with military honors will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park. The United States Marine Corp and Disabled Veterans Chapter Six will be providing the military honors.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at Pendrysfuneralhome.com

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Kenneth Birdsong.