J. Vernon Kendrick Funeral Directors, Lye

159 reviews

Independent family funeral directors, established in 1931 and providing caring, professional funeral arranging services in Lye and Stourbridge

Latest Verified Reviews

Michael Hodgkins 27th Feb 2024

Everyone I dealt with at J Vernon Kendrick was respectful, caring and professional and they helped guide me and my family through a difficult time. I would recommend them to others without hesitation. 

Victoria Cooper 25th Feb 2024

Kevin was lovely and helped us a lot and the lady that took us to see my dad /husband was really nice thank you all so much Sylvia and Vicky xx

Anthea Bache 11th Feb 2024

From going to premises courtesy and politness extended. All needs attended to with dignity.

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Vernon House, Cemetery Road
Lye
West Midlands
DY9 8DB

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 01384 437185

About Us

J. Vernon Kendrick independent family funeral directors has been providing funeral services in Lye, Wollescote, Stourbridge and the surrounding areas since 1931.

Under the personal attention of Dan Kendrick, Linda Glock and Tony Jones, all of the team will be able to guide you through every step of the process with kindness and consideration.

J. Vernon Kendrick provides traditional funeral services, simple funerals, and direct cremations. No matter your requirements, you will receive a high standard of care and attention. The funeral home at Lye is fully equipped to care for and accommodate your loved one.

The offices are open 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, with appointments on Saturday mornings. J Vernon Kendrick also operates a 24-hour telephone service.

Call J. Vernon Kendrick funeral directors today to find out how they can help you plan the perfect send-off, whatever type of funeral you have in mind.

Latest Obituaries

June   Hodgkins

June Hodgkins

Oct 1947 - Jan 2024

Valerie   Weaver

Valerie Weaver

Aug 1932 - Jan 2024

Susan    Porter

Susan Porter

Feb 1956 - Feb 2024

Valerie    Foxall

Valerie Foxall

Mar 1944 - Jan 2024

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Michael Hodgkins 27th Feb 2024

    Everyone I dealt with at J Vernon Kendrick was respectful, caring and professional and they helped guide me and my family through a difficult time. I would recommend them to others without hesitation. 

  • 5 Victoria Cooper 25th Feb 2024

    Kevin was lovely and helped us a lot and the lady that took us to see my dad /husband was really nice thank you all so much Sylvia and Vicky xx

  • 5 Anthea Bache 11th Feb 2024

    From going to premises courtesy and politness extended. All needs attended to
    with dignity.

  • 5 Wayne Sambidge 8th Feb 2024

    An incredible service from the first meeting all through the process to the funeral service, which was impeccable. A truly wonderful company to take care of your loved ones with the most caring, helpful and astute professional staff.
    Thank you from The Sambidge Family

  • 5 Sandra Taylor 4th Feb 2024

    From the very first meeting with Tony he put me at ease. He helped us through and was always available to answer any queries we had. I would highly recommend J Vernon Kendrick

  • 5 Paul Truman 1st Feb 2024

    Very happy with there service, 5 star.

  • 5 Janet Davenport 26th Jan 2024

    Thank you for organising everything smoothly with patience and support at an emotional time

  • 5 Jill Berry 15th Jan 2024

    Perfect, as always

  • 5 Janet Laskey 19th Dec 2023

    Thank you for the support through a very difficult time. 
    Very kind and considerate, professional and supportive. 
    All the members I met were kind.

  • 5 Stephen Young 10th Dec 2023

    Very professional and supportive throughout with great contacts for other parts of the proceeding .

  • 5 Rod Foxall 4th Dec 2023

    The staff at Kendricks were excellent and treated my mother with care and respect from collecting her through to the cremation.

    A very professional company

    Thank You

  • 5 Erica McGough 3rd Dec 2023

    The staff were really helpful and professional from my first visit to the actual funeral.

  • 5 Jenny Guider 2nd Dec 2023

    We could not have asked for more. The service you give is outstanding. Compassion .careing attention to detail . Two parents passing away in 8 months is difficult and heart breaking but with Tony there to guide us every step of the way made it so much easier . Thankyou so much.
    We would highly recommend J.V. Kendricks .outstanding service .

  • 5 Jo McGrath 28th Nov 2023

    Tony & Kendricks were everything you could ask for when going through such an emotional time everything ran seamlessly, thank you so much for your support at such a sad time.

  • 5 Lucy (nee) Osborne 28th Nov 2023

    Cannot thank the whole J.Vernon Kendrick team enough. Everyone treated us with empathy and understanding. The attention to detail was remarkable and Dads funeral passed with calm efficiency.

  • 5 Andrew Riley 27th Nov 2023

    Service was first rate as I expected from a long established business.

  • 5 Val Woodhouse 24th Nov 2023

    Excellent in every way. 

  • 5 Sandra Pope 11th Nov 2023

    As l had never had to make arrangements for a funeral before, Kendricks helped every step of the way, and especially Kevin Bridgewater who ensured everything proceeded smoothly on the day. Thank you to everyone. Sandra Pope.

  • 5 Amanda Hunt 5th Nov 2023

    Fabulous caring and considerate service from the start . I couldn’t have asked for any more 
    Thank you 

  • 5 Susan Ridgeway 30th Oct 2023

    Very helpful throughout. Very professional 
    Would recommend 

  • 5 Sue Evans 28th Oct 2023

     A very professional service from all staff at Kendrick’s throughout. A genuine, caring, supportive team made the whole process run smoothly and efficiently. 
    Many thanks 
    Sue 

  • 5 Peter Collins 27th Oct 2023

    Great service , caring and considerate.I can not fault them.

  • 5 Scott Baker 26th Oct 2023

    Can’t fault J Vernon Kendrick and their professionalism, guidance and support from the moment we lost our mom to the collection of her ashes. They answered all our questions and concerns. Mandy Buffery our celebrant was also fantastic from start to finish. Thank you Dan and the team at J. Vernon Kendrick.

  • 5 Angela Binek 19th Oct 2023

    We as a family would highly recommend J.V. Kendricks.
    We were made to feel at ease from the initial meeting, the friendly and efficient approach made a daunting occasion endurable.
    They conducted a professional person-centred service and gave excellent instruction and guidance throughout, nothing was too much trouble, in fact they went above and beyond, helping us through a difficult time and displaying utmost respect and understanding.
    We would sincerely like to thank J.V.Kendricks for all they did to make Andrey's funeral the best it could have been. A special thank you to Dan, Tony, Kevin and Dave who were so supportive on the day.

  • 5 Maureen Hope 30th Sep 2023

    As soon as we entered the funeral home we were made to feel at ease. Tony was thoughtful while helping us through a sad time. When visiting the chapel of rest again was given as much time as required. The day of the funeral went without a hitch thanks again to Tony.

Address
Vernon House, Cemetery Road
Lye
West Midlands
DY9 8DB

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Michael Hodgkins 27th Feb 2024

Everyone I dealt with at J Vernon Kendrick was respectful, caring and professional and they helped guide me and my family through a difficult time. I would recommend them to others without hesitation. 

Victoria Cooper 25th Feb 2024

Kevin was lovely and helped us a lot and the lady that took us to see my dad /husband was really nice thank you all so much Sylvia and Vicky xx

Anthea Bache 11th Feb 2024

From going to premises courtesy and politness extended. All needs attended to with dignity.

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