February 5, 1933 - February 8, 2018
Helen Joan Hendrix, age 85, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Erwin, Helen is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Belle (Garland) Mathis and was raised by her grandparents, the late John and Cretie Garland. She was a member of Calvary Baptist church and enjoyed sewing crocheting reading and flowers. In addition to her parents, Helen is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Harold "Sonny" Hendrix; one sister, Mildred Wilson; and five brothers: Howard, Ray, Eugene and Ralph Mathis and Harold Mashburn. Helen Joan Hendrix has left behind to cherish her memory: Daughter: Carol Ann Whaley; Son: Harold Lee Hendrix; Grandchildren: Amy McKinney and husband, Lynn; Thomas Whaley; Miranda Mahaffey and husband, Rick; Seth Hendrix; Katie Hendrix; Sister: Ellen Delgado; Sister-in-law: Imogene Hendrix; Five great-grandchildren; Several nieces and nephews. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Helen Joan Hendrix in a funeral service to be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 10, 2018 in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. Reverend David Crutchfield and Reverend Bernie Jones will officiate. Musical selections will be provided by Gary Amos. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 12:00 PM and continue until the time of service on Saturday at Valley Funeral Home. A committal service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 following the funeral service in Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending will meet at Valley Funeral Home by 2:00 PM on Saturday to go in procession. Serving as pallbearers will be: Tommy Greene, Jake Campbell, Dannie Lynn McKinney, Lynn McKinney, Rickey Bailey, Fred Harris and Seth Hendrix. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Calvary Baptist Church Christian Life Center, 540 Adams Street, Erwin, TN 37650. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Helen Joan Hendrix through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Helen Joan Hendrix, age 85, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Erwin, Helen is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Belle (Garland) Mathis and was raised by her grandparents, the... View Obituary & Service Information
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