Hickox – Wiley Edmond “Ned” Hendrix, 79, of Hickox passed away Monday morning (February 6, 2022) at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born at his family homeplace in Hickox, GA to Woodrow Wilson “Cotton” Hendrix and Lizzie Mae Highsmith Hendrix. He is also preceded in death by his 2 brothers-in-law, Bill Gillis and Terry Allen; and a nephew, Stevie Hendrix.
Ned was a farmer and a member of Hickox Baptist Church. He was a former Mason and loved spending time with his family, farming, his cows, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Ellis Hendrix of Hickox; a son and daughter, Brian Edmond Hendrix (Dana) of Hoboken; a daughter and son-in-law, Carla Hendrix Clark (Lorin) of Hickox; special nephew, Emory Allen of Raybon; 4 grandchildren and their spouses, Tanner Clark (Mollie), Blake Carter (Ryan), Ross Allen (Della) all of Hickox and Macie Middleton (Landon) of Nahunta; 3 great grandchildren, Parker Clark, McKenna Carter and Owen Clark; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve Hendrix (Sandra), Freddie Hendrix (Kathy) and Glenn Hendrix (Debra) all of Hickox; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Lana Hendrix Lackey ( Bobby) and Karen Hendrix Gillis all of Hickox; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Allen of Raybon; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday beginning at 1PM at Hickox Baptist Church.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2PM at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Giddens and Brother Bicknell Manor officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be AJ Hendrix, Mike Hendrix, Lee Lackey, Tanner Clark, Ryan Carter, Ross Allen, and Landon Middleton.
Sympathy may expressed by signing our online registry at www.fryefh.com.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.