Lori LeAnne Hagerman

Friday, December 3, 2021

Lori LeAnne Hagerman, age 60 of Lexington, Mo., passed away on Nov. 26, 2021, in Independence, Mo.

Lori was born in Los Banos, Calif., to Nellie Frances and Tom Hendrix on April 19, 1961. She was an astounding artist and created beautiful pieces of artwork for her family and friends. A piece she was particularly proud of is currently displayed at the Pioneer House in Lexington, Mo. It is an exact replica of the building itself. Lori loved people. She was a devoted grandmother, the backbone of the family, had great intuition and never knew a stranger. Lori will be missed beyond measure.

Lori’s surviving family included her mother; four siblings; eight children; 23 grandkids; an adopted granddaughter; her beloved dog Jack; her friends at the Pioneer House; and her former spouse. Her mother, Nellie Frances; her siblings, Tommy and Tia Hendrix, Michael Hendrix, Renee Thompson, and Joseph Watson. Her children are, Chad and Sarah Hendrix, Amber and Stephen Parkes, George and Jolee Hagerman, Michael and Sarah Hagerman, Tommy Hagerman, Nathan and Alex (Lolley) Hagerman, Jordon and James Downs, and Tori LeAnne and Baylee Wall. Lori’s grandchildren include Amy Belcher, Nicole Hagerman, Vasiin (Blu) Igou, George Hagerman, Kendra Downs, Bailey Downs, Claire Parkes, Renna Parkes, Vada Igou, Lilu Hendrix-Dinneen, Tommy Hagerman JR, Stephen Parkes Jr., Destinee Hagerman, Bridgette Downs, Opal Hendrix-Dinneen, Arabella Hagerman, Andrew Van Housen, Macee Hagerman, Payton Hagerman, Zachary Wall, Kasion Downs, Madelyn LeAnne Hendrix-Dinneen, Amelia Wall, and Lilly Hagerman.

Lori was preceded in death by her father, Tom Hendrix; stepfather, Carol (Blu) Watson; and her former spouse, David Dinneen.

“Be like a tree. Stay grounded, connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf, bend before you break, enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing! Every end is a new beginning.” – Unknown Author