January 4, 2016
Date of Service: January 8, 2016
Interment Location: Garden of Prayer
Katherine B. Hendrix, 96, Johnson City, passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 in the Hillview Health Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel M. and Rebekah Smith Brumit. Katherine was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee State University. She taught school at Valley Forge Elementary for two years and twenty eight years in the Elizabethton City Schools. She retired in 1981 as a librarian at T.A. Dugger, Jr. High School.
She was a member of Hopwood Christian Church at Milligan. She was a Sunday School Teacher,secretary of the Sunday School for several years. She was a member of the Friends and Neighbors Sunday School Class.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Walter M. Hendrix, five sisters, two brothers and one granddaughter, Jocelyn B. Hendrix.
She is survived by two sons: Walter M. “Skip” Hendrix and wife Kristin, Tallahassee, Florida and Daniel Hendrix and wife Denise, Johnson City. One Daughter: Mary Frances Hendrix, Hopkins, South Carolina. Five grandchildren, Nikki Pettit and husband Neil, Fletcher, North Carolina, Dustin Hendrix and wife Courtney, Virginia Beach, Virginia , Chelsea Kathleen Conner, Columbia, SC, and Lyndee and Londyn Hendrix, Tallahassee, Florida.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday in Hopwood Christian Church with Mr. Tim Ross, minister officiating. The Graveside Service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers are requested to assemble at the Hopwood Christian Church at 5:50 p.m. Thursday and also at Memorial Funeral Chapel at 10:20 a.m. Friday Pallbearers will be, Kenneth Hendrix, Henry Hendrix, Clark Verran, Glenn McQueen, Dustin Hendrix, Neil Pettit, Jeff Holt and Mike Lingerfelt. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Don Hendrix, Douglas Hendrix, Tom Holland, Lynn Holland, Larry Hendrix and men of the Friends and Neighbors Sunday School Class, Hopwood Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hopwood Christian Church. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday to attend the graveside service. Condolences may be sent to the Hendrix family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hendrix family