Nada Joan Hendrix
Mrs. Nada Joan Hendrix, 76, of Fountain City, passed away Tuesday, December 14 at Prairieview Lutheran Faith Place in Danforth, Illinois.
She was born February 28, 1934 in Richmond, Indiana to John H. and Beatrice A. Lightner Lybarger. She married Paul E. Hendrix in 1954. They raised 2 children together and shared 54 years of marriage before his death on October 3, 2008.
Mrs. Hendrix retired in 1992 as Postmistress of the Fountain City Post Office following 23 years of service there. She was a member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church. She volunteered in her community, working at soup kitchens and helping to prepare funeral dinners. She enjoyed working in her large vegetable garden, traveling with her family and making candy for her family and friends.
Mrs. Hendrix will be missed by her sons, Brent Hendrix and his wife, Maggie, of Mt. Cory, Ohio and Eric Hendrix and his wife, Lisa, of Bourbonnais, Illinois; 4 grandchildren, Rachel (Jason) Jordan, Kankakee, Illinois; Cara Hendrix, Bourbonnais; Ashley Hendrix, New York, New York and Leanne Hendrix, Mt. Cory; sister, Betty Beatty, Pennsylvania; brother, John Lybarger and his wife, Barbara, Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Hendrix was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and sisters, Irene and Beverly.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Keith Vincent at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, December 17, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
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