Nova Jane Schwandt

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Nova Jane Schwandt, 78, of Monett, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

She was born Nov. 28, 1942, in Wheaton, the daughter of Oden and Beulah (McLeod) Hendrix. In 1965, she was united in marriage to Otto “Keith” Schwandt.

She received her education in Wheaton, where she graduated from high school in 1961. For 44 years, she was employed by Tyson Foods in Monett retiring in 2007. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Monett.

Survivors include: one brother, Edwin Hendrix of Exeter; and two sisters, Zona England of Wheaton, and Betty Frank of Springfield.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Marvin Hendrix and C.L. “Pete” Hendrix; two sisters-in-law, Judy Hendrix and Mary Lou Hendrix; and two brothers-in-law, Brian Frank and Jack England.

Services were held Tuesday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Brother Larry Wormington conducted the services. Burial was at Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort.

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