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Betty Jo “Gran-Gran” Bush Kendrick passed away August 3, 2019 with her children by her side.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruby and B.J. Jenkins; sisters, Janet Jackson, Ceola Nesbitt, Udell McSwain; grandchildren, Artavias Jenkins, and Justin Trimble. Ms. Bush leaves to cherish her memories her children, Jimmy,  Jeffery, and Jerry Bush, Janis Cottrell, Justine Jones, and Sanyo Dave; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Martin, brother, David Jackson, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. The body will lie in state after 12 noon on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the funeral home.  A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Friday, August 9th at Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church.  Interment:  Lakewood Memory Gardens East. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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  • Saturday, August 3, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Monday, August 5, 2019
    Justine your family is like our family.Gran-Gran was loved by all.God has gained another Angel. Rev Dewayne and Karen Moore
    ~ Karen Moore   Chattanooga
  • Monday, August 5, 2019
    Justine your family is like our family.Gran-Gran was loved by all.God has gained another Angel. Rev Dewayne and Karen Moore
    ~ Karen Moore   Chattanooga
  • Monday, August 5, 2019
    Justine your family is like our family.Gran-Gran was loved by all.God has gained another Angel. Rev Dewayne and Karen Moore
    ~ Karen Moore   Chattanooga
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    My sincerest condolences to you and your family!! May God grant you all strength, comfort and peace.A
    ~ Everneza Ford   Chattanooga, TN
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    Justine condolences to u and family from Dee and I Lean and depend on the Lord and he will see u thru!!
    ~ Ira Johnson   Chatta, TN
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    Justine condolences to u and family from Dee and I Lean and depend on the Lord and he will see u thru!!
    ~ Ira Johnson   Chatta, TN
  • Sunday, August 4, 2019
    Sorry for you're lost family in my prayers
    ~ Teresa Ross   Chattanooga, TN
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    Justine condolences to u and family from Dee and I Lean and depend on the Lord and he will see u thru!!
    ~ Ira Johnson   Chatta, TN
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    I am so sorry for you loss, Savana and I wil keep you in our prayers.
    ~ Pamela Winton Turner   hixson, TN
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019
    Hello Tina & Everybody, we are so sorry for your lost. We are praying that the Lord, continue to build you up where you're torn down, and strengthen you where you're weak. In Jesus' name! We love you see ya.
    ~ Charlotte (Neecie) HARDAWAY   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, August 8, 2019
    Ms Betty has always been available to help our family. O how mama loved her. and so do we. I remember when Mom had surgery and I had to go back to Jacksonville, she stayed with mama as a caregiver. .She had a giving and caring heart.. Thank you for sharing her. Condolences Aunt Glenda and Della
    ~ Della Barney   Jacksonville, FL
  • Friday, August 9, 2019
    May God be with your Family through this difficult time. "Weeping may Endure for a night, but Joy cometh in the morning. -Psalms 30:5
    ~ The Works Family   Okinawa,Japan
  • Sunday, August 4, 2019
    Sorry for you're lost family in my prayers
    ~ Teresa Ross   Chattanooga, TN