Mildred Hendrix

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Mildred May Hendrix, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 7, 1915, at Howell, Ark., the daughter of Herbert and Gertrude Bull Renau. She married Benny W. Hendon Sr., and he preceded her in death. She then married Tom Hendrix and he preceded her in death.

Hendrix worked as a machine operator at the New Madrid Garment Factory.

Survivors include a son, Benny Hendon Jr. of Benton, Mo.; two daughters, Mona Fulghum of Wilson, N.C., and Linda White of Madison, Tenn.; a sister, Emeline Taylor of San Antonio, Tex.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Lightner Cemetery in Scott City. The Rev. Charles Lutes will officiate.