James L. Hendrix, 78, Nevada, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Nevada, Mo., to James Orion Hendrix and Lola Alice Wheatly Hendrix.
Jim attended Nevada High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for 25 years for the U.S. Post Office as a truck driver.
He is survived by two sons, Jimmy Dwayne Hendrix, Kansas City, Mo., and Michael Hendrix, Minneapolis, Minn.; one daughter, Sondra Harrelson, Olathe, Kan.; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several step-children and step-grandchildren; three sisters, Lola M. Yurk, Columbus, Kan., Gloria N. Racer, Phoenix, Ariz., and Iva L. Caldwell, Muskogee, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Walker Hendrix on Jan. 22, 2000; two sisters, Joy A. Keeton Fannin and Beverly S. Wood; one brother, Glen A. Hendrix, and one infant daughter.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, at Ferry Funeral Home with Mike Hutchens officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO 64772.