J. Vernon Kendrick Funeral Directors, Lye

40 reviews

J. Vernon Kendrick Funeral Directors, Lye, West Midlands, funeral director in West Midlands

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Linda Gower 30th Nov 2021

The care and professionalism shown by all at Kendricks was second to none, when we said goodbye to our much loved mother and grandmother. Vernie would be so proud that a service still carrying his name has carried on looking after the local people.

Paul Bradley 27th Nov 2021

Very happy with the services provided. Found them to be very professional, helpful and above all,respectful. Would highly recommend.

Joanne Dimmock 22nd Nov 2021

They have made a very tough time easier to bare, Tony was so helpful and has shown a lot of care and compassion and I can’t thank him enough 100% recommended Thank you 

Reviews

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

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

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

Mary Anne   Bridgewater

Mary Anne Bridgewater

Mar 1941 - Dec 2021

Job   Harry Woodall

Job Harry Woodall

Oct 1922 - Nov 2021

Christine   Shilvock

Christine Shilvock

Jun 1942 - Nov 2021

John   Gregg

John Gregg

Mar 1949 - Nov 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Linda Gower 30th Nov 2021

    The care and professionalism shown by all at Kendricks was second to none, when we said goodbye to our much loved mother and grandmother. Vernie would be so proud that a service still carrying his name has carried on looking after the local people.

  • 5 Paul Bradley 27th Nov 2021

    Very happy with the services provided. Found them to be very professional, helpful and above all,respectful. Would highly recommend.

  • 5 Joanne Dimmock 22nd Nov 2021

    They have made a very tough time easier to bare, Tony was so helpful and has shown a lot of care and compassion and I can’t thank him enough 100% recommended Thank you 

  • 5 Robert Burrows 21st Nov 2021

    I found J Vernon Kendrick very good they helped me at a difficult time, they told me what I needed to do to register the death of my wife. Mr Tony Jones was professional and careering in the arrangement of the funeral.

  • 5 Tim Smith 19th Nov 2021

    A competent and professional service from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble and the whole funeral service went very well. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this director to anyone.

  • 5 Kelly Lloyd 16th Nov 2021

    Our family has been using JVK for many years as their service is always so personal! Thank you again for helping to give my Nan a wonderful send off 😀❤️

  • 5 Ian Morgan 16th Nov 2021

    Tony and Neil looked after us expertly. Nothing was too much trouble. Everything we needed to know was explained clearly. Thanks for all your help at a very sad time. I would recommend these guys without hesitation. Ian Morgan .

  • 5 Laurie Taylor 9th Nov 2021

    Fantastic service during a very sad time, linda called me most days to check everything was ok, nothing was too much trouble, they really did go above and beyond. It made it all a little easier  Would definitely recommend 

  • 5 Sue Ball 1st Nov 2021

    They were wonderful,everything was prefect,I remember them from past funerals,they were really reassuring

  • 5 Francis Hopkins 30th Oct 2021

    nothing was too much trouble for Tony and the rest of the team,always there on the end of the phone when i needed to ask a question,went through all our options and put the family at the ease at a very difficult time,made the whole process a lot easier than it could have been.

  • 5 Baron Glaze 26th Oct 2021

    Caring, compassionate and professional - always on hand and approachable at every step. Would highly recommended 

  • 5 Jacqueline Hill 11th Oct 2021

    All people were very professional, helpful and understanding. I would encourage anyone to use the same company.

  • 5 Huw Jones 5th Oct 2021

    Couldn't rate them high enough. Extremely professional and compassionate. Made a very stressful journey easy to follow. Thankyou

  • 5 Sally Farmer 27th Sep 2021

    Excellent service , very kind and very considerate all the staff from the start to finish thank you 

  • 5 Craig Skelding 27th Sep 2021

    Great service 

  • 5 Samie Sahmin 23rd Sep 2021

    Fantastic service, Tony was incredibly helpful and went above and beyond for us

  • 5 David Hancox 21st Sep 2021

    A very professional service and we were kept updated at all times. The staff were attentive and friendly particularly looking after my aged mother. I would recommend their services without hesitation.

  • 5 Belinda Hadley 19th Sep 2021

    Very professional and put us at ease at a very difficult time. 

  • 5 Beryl Downing 14th Sep 2021

    I cannot express my heartfelt gratitude enough for all the staff at Vernon & Kendrick. Their professionalism, kindness, patience and attention to detail during such a difficult time made it bearable. Thank you

  • 5 Keren Brocklebank-Smith 14th Sep 2021

    From the first phone call, all the staff were amazing!!! Kind, caring, supportive, helpful, professional, compassionate, the whole sad experience of loosing a loved one was made SO much easier by the incredible staff. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. 

  • 5 Maria Smith 13th Sep 2021

    Thank you for your first class service

  • 5 Samantha Oliver 13th Sep 2021

    Fantastic customer service. Really look after the family as well as the deceased. We are super happy with their service. 

  • 5 Karen Hadley 12th Sep 2021

    Thanks to Linda and the lovely attendants on the day, the funeral was everything I asked for. This was our second major funeral by Kendricks in eight months and I wanted almost the same details as the first. Linda had all the details to hand which made it a simple meeting. The driver didn’t rush us after the ceremony and Jill, the vicar, who they get in touch with for us, was absolutely brilliant. Highly recommended. Thank you. 

  • 5 Gerry Wooldridge 10th Sep 2021

    The funeral was exceptionally well arranged and was carried out with the utmost dignity I have nothing but praise for J.Vernon Kendrick Funeral Directors

  • 5 Philip Cadman 7th Sep 2021

    From the time we picked up the phone to the time they left us at the crematorium,the service we got was outstanding. Tony & he’s team was so so lovely. We can’t praise this company enough. Thank you & thank you 😊 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

Read more: What are disbursements

How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

Read more: Help with funeral costs

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Linda Gower 30th Nov 2021

The care and professionalism shown by all at Kendricks was second to none, when we said goodbye to our much loved mother and grandmother. Vernie would be so proud that a service still carrying his name has carried on looking after the local people.

Paul Bradley 27th Nov 2021

Very happy with the services provided. Found them to be very professional, helpful and above all,respectful. Would highly recommend.

Joanne Dimmock 22nd Nov 2021

They have made a very tough time easier to bare, Tony was so helpful and has shown a lot of care and compassion and I can’t thank him enough 100% recommended Thank you 

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