Jerry Henry Hendrix, 81, of Greenwood, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in his home. He was retired from the Arkansas Department of Labor Safety Division, member of the Greenwood United Methodist Church, 33rd degree mason, member of Greenwood Lodge #131 F&AM, veteran of the U.S. Army, stationed in Guam, a track and field official for the University of Arkansas, and an avid quail and pheasant hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; one son, Kelly Hendrix of Greenwood, and one brother, B.G. Hendrix of Fort Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Thelma Hendrix, and two brothers, Dodson and P.C. Hendrix.

Funeral service was Friday, May 31 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, with burial at Stroud Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Joel Henderson, Bob Harkreader, Tony White, Mark Davenport, Larry Williams, Todd Patterson, Rick Hendrix, and Tom Treat. Honorary pallbearers were Buddy Peoples, Mac Jones, Bob Newbold, Jim Bob Dodson, Dan Hendrix, Junior Chandler, Mike Johnson, Rev. Jim Brooks, Nifty Fifty Classmates of Fort Smith High School, and County Line Sale Barn friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8006, Fort Smith, AR 72902, or the charity of one’s choice.

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