Virginia Hendrix
1926 - 2021
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home - Winston-Salem
3315 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC
Hendrix, Virginia Shelton Wood

October 22, 1926 - January 11, 2021

Virginia Shelton Wood Hendrix, age 94, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born in Surry County on October 22, 1926 to Ezra Shelton and Vernie Brown Shelton and lived most of her adult life in Winston-Salem, NC. She retired from NC State Government as an Interviewer with ESC. She took pride in the fact she was able to help many people find jobs. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, NC. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five siblings, her first husband, W. Ed Wood, and second husband, Hank Hendrix. Surviving are her two daughters, Sue (Wood) Rice and husband Bill of Winston-Salem and Winifred Ellen (Wood) Fox and husband Clark of Clemmons, granddaughter, Mary Clare Fox Reich and husband Will of Greensboro and their children, Pauline R. "Polly," Winifred C. "Winnie" and Lona Clare, and grandson, W. Stephen Fox and wife Terri of Winston-Salem and their children, P. Stephen, Elijah C., Ruby Rose and Lily M. Affectionately known as "Little MeMe" she was a Southern Lady loved by many. Her smile always captivated the moment and she will be missed by many precious friends. Family would like to extend a warm "thank you" to staff at Brookridge Retirement Community and Palliative Care at Forsyth Medical Center for caring for our mother during this difficult time. Psalm 116:15. Due to Covid, there will be a private family burial at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Winston-Salem. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to embrace your loved ones and pass an act of kindness forward. We love you, mother, grandmother and friend. Online condolences may be made at

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I am so sorry for the family's loss. She was a lovely person with a genuine smile.
Esther Novotny
January 18, 2021
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