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Obituary for Gaynell McMillian Hendrix

Mrs. Gaynell McMillian Hendrix, age 82 of Wilkesboro, widow of Orville Hendrix passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Miller and Rev. Charlie Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Hendrix was born March 15, 1935 in Ashe County to Robert Lloyd and Fannie Sanders McMillian. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Hendrix was an active member of Goshen Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband; Orville Hershel Hendrix, and her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister; Glenna Sheets.

She is survived by a son; Kendall Hendrix and wife, Derry Welborn Hendrix of North Wilkesboro, a granddaughter; Kendra Hendrix Jackson and husband, Josh of Wilkesboro and three great-granddaughters; Sheridan, Caroline and Tempa Jackson of Wilkesboro.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Goshen Baptist Church, 6510 W. NC Hwy 268 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Goshen Baptist Church

6524 West NC Hwy 268
Wilkesboro, NC 28697





2:00 PM
Goshen Baptist Church

6524 West NC Hwy 268
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Cemetery Details


Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery

245 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697


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