Thursday, December 14, 2006

Thomas Clifton "Cliff" Hendrix, 75, of Washburn, died on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was born on Sept. 7, 1931, in Washburn, the son of Bud and Mildrend (Henry) Hendrix. He served in the Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was of the Baptist faith, past member of the Southwest School Board, road commissioner and past president of the Southwest Saddle Club. He was a carpenter by trade and in his early years worked on grain elevators. He was a farmer.

He married Elizabeth J. Powers on June 25, 1955, in Berryville, Ark. She survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Ronnie Hendrix, of the home, and Robert Hendrix and his wife, Liana, of Washburn; three daughters, Frankie Stewart and her husband, Dale, of Washburn, Glenda Brattin and her husband, Greg, of Exeter, Lisa Sickles and her husband, Billy, of Washburn; five brothers, Ernest and Olene, Howard and Barbara, Ralph and Irene, Gary and Carrie, all of Washburn, and Larry of Exeter; two sisters, Betty and James Banks, of Cassville, and Sue and Jim Popanz, of Rogers, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Kenneth Lavern and Robert Franklin.

Services were held Saturday at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was with Military Funeral Honors by the Missouri National Guard Armory Juliet Team, at the King Cemetery, Seligman.

Arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville.