Clell L. “Pete” Hendrix

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Clell L. “Pete” Hendrix, 87, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Cox-Monett Hospital in Monett.

He was born April 19, 1933, in Gate, Okla., the son of Oden and Beulah (McLeod) Hendrix. On April 19, 1963, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Judith Ann Brumberg who preceded him in death on Jan. 25, 1999. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Marvin.

Survivors include: two sons, Joe Hendrix and Jerry “Tig” Hendrix and his wife Mari, all of Wheaton; one daughter, Jill Pyle and her husband Chad of Wheaton; one brother, Ed Hendrix of Wheaton; three sisters, Zona England of Wheaton, Betty Frank of Springfield, and Nova Schwandt of Monett; a sister-in-law, Virginia Glinsmann of Loup City, Neb.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He received his education in Wheaton, where he graduated from high school. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. For 22 years, he owned and operated Wheaton Tractor and then Wheaton Grain for another 25 years. He was a member of Wheaton Southern Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge and Wheaton Community Club. For several years he served on the Barry Electric Board and was a school board member.

Services were held Friday, Aug. 21, at Wheaton Southern Baptist Church under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Paul Wahlert conducted the services. Burial was at Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort.

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