She was born in Scotland County on July 30, 1935 to the late Gilbert Sellars McMillan and Alice Jordan McMillan. After leaving Laurel Hill, she worked at the former United Carolina Bank and farmed alongside her husband of over 64 years. She loved to cook for her family and friends who would often stop in at the farm to sample her generous lunches. She loved to garden and grow beautiful flowers. She was known for her monogramming and embroidery talents. She was a former Children's Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Koinonia Class for 20 years with perfect attendance at the Raeford United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Earl Hendrix and her brothers, Leroy McMillan, Hector McMillan, and Paul McMillan.
She leaves behind her husband, Earl Hendrix; her children, Gary Hendrix and his wife, Lynn of Raeford, Tammie Coxe and her husband, Mack of Raeford; her grandchildren, William, Matthew, Evan, Sydney, John Arthur, Megan and Robert; and her great-grandchildren, Bailey, Hannah, & Stacy.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Raeford United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Wingo officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Biblical Gardens.
Memorials may be made to: Raeford United Methodist Church, 308 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com