Howard Hendrix

Monday, July 27, 2015

Howard Hendrix, 73, of Washburn, passed away in his home on July 21, 2015.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1941, in Washburn, son of Buddy and Mildred (Henry) Hendrix. He lived in the Washburn community his entire life. On Feb. 27, 1963, he was united in marriage to Barbara Ennes in Miami, Okla. He worked at various jobs during his life and retired from Atco Rubber in Springdale, Ark. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Cassville.

Survivors include: his wife of 52 years, Barbara, of Washburn; his daughter, Sharon Wilson, of Washburn; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; four brothers, Ernest Hendrix and his wife, Olene, Ralph Hendrix and his wife, Irene, Larry Hendrix, and Gary Hendrix and his wife, Carrie, all of Washburn; two sisters, Betty Banks and her husband, James, of Cassville, and Sue Popanz and her husband, Jim, of Rogers, Ark.; two brothers-in law, Mick Ennes, of Kansas City, Kan., and Short Ennes and his wife, Rosia Lee, of Seligman; three sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Hendrix, of Washburn, Lois Champine and her husband, Bob, of Ceylon, Minn., and Frances Ennes, of Verona.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth, Clifton, and Robert; two brothers-in-law, Jim and Bud Ennes; and three sisters-in-law, Tex Lowe, Thelma, Ennes, and Ada Ennes.

Funeral services were held Friday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, with Pastor Milford Baker officiating. Burial followed at Ennes Cemetery, Cassville.