Mary Hendrix
1928 - 2021
Cherokee Memorial Park
14165 N. Beckman Rd
Lodi, CA
Mary Lillian Hendrix (age 92) was born Mary Lillian Tucker on November 20, 1928 in Cameron, Oklahoma to parents Buck and Lucille Tucker. She went to be with the Lord on July 15, 2021. 
Mary wed JD Honea in 1947 and they had three children, Janet, Paul and Brian. They were married for 21 years and JD sadly passed away when the children were young.  Mary worked as a telephone operator for Pacific Telephone Company and later it became AT&T, for 20 years in downtown Lodi, CA where she made lifelong wonderful friendships. 
In 1977 Mary wed Tom Hendrix and moved to Stockton California where they ran his trucking company Hendrix and Sons trucking. They eventually retired to a 40 acre ranch in Valley Springs California and began enjoying the good life traveling and going on many cruises, going deep sea fishing and they loved playing bingo in the San Andreas casino area. 
She is preceded in death by her parents; a younger brother, Sonny Tucker; brother, Larry Tucker; and both of her husbands, JD Honea and Tom Hendrix.
She is survived by her children, Janet Hauser, Paul Honea and Brian (Carmen) Honea, and stepson, Richard (Michelle) Hendrix; grandchildren, Laurie (Bryan) Hefner, Brenda (Ryan) Ramsey, Justine Honea, Nina (Oscar) Valencia, Lindsay Honea, David (Carmella) Honea; and great grandchildren, Tyler, Jake, Tucker, Wyatt, Aurora, JD, Olivia, Natalia, Reia. 
Special thanks to Arbor Nursing and Rehabilitation in Lodi for their exceptional care while she was there , and to Vitas Hospice for their wonderful Nurses.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 11 am at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.
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Published by Lodi-News Sentinel from Jul. 21 to Jul. 28, 2021.
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14165 N Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA
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So sorry for your lose so many great memories . Her little poodle biting my leg while I continue to walk dragging her behind me and Mary yelling at her little dog . Only one of many stories . She will be missed by all .
Ben & Sally Coleman
July 25, 2021
I just read in the newspaper that Mary passed away, I'm sorry for your loss. we used to see her everyday when she lived at the Arbor mobile home park. she was so nice, she used to come over and feed our cat when we went on vacation.
Wayne Fallo
July 21, 2021
Sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers to the family and friends. She will be dearly missed.
Rhodes Family Barbara ,Melissa, Shawn
July 21, 2021
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