Nina Hendrix


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Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 7:22 pm
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Nina B. Hendrix, 81, of Illinois City, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at her home.
Services for Mrs. Hendrix will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Providence Baptist Church, Illinois City.
Nina was born on July 11, 1931, in Rock Island, a daughter of Fred and Helen Dunbar Saunders. She married Charles L. Hendrix on Dec. 24, 1969, in Kansas City, Mo.
Nina worked in the housekeeping department at Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley, before her retirement in 1996. Previously she had worked at St. Anthony's Hospital and Franciscan Medical Center, both in Rock Island.
She was a member of the Providence Baptist Church, Illinois City. Nina enjoyed collecting angels and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Charles; children, Walter L. (Debra) Wise, Ava, Mo., Raymond F. (Toni) Girt Jr., Tampico, Deborah J. Hendrix, Houston, Texas, and Barbara J. (Stuart) Shuck, Rock Island; 15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Nina was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John; and a sister, Elizabeth.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 




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