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Mr. Ronald Hendrix
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mr. Ronald Hendrix
Mr. Ronald Hendrix, 75, of Statesboro, Ga., passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.
    Mr. Hendrix was born in Portal, Georgia, where he attended Portal School. He was the next to the youngest child of Eldrum T. Hendrix and Vertie Mae Woods Hendrix of Portal, Georgia.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, L.E. Hendrix; sister, Gennell Cannady; and brother-in-law Frank Dowdy Jr.
    Following his education, Mr. Hendrix married and moved to the Atlanta area. He worked for Tidwell Construction Company as a bridge building supervisor for over 50 years.
    He retired in 2009 and moved to Statesboro.
    He enjoyed time with family, friends, construction work, grass cutting, fishing, go-cart racing, music, NASCAR and building things.
    He is survived by his wife, Joann Hendley Hendrix of Statesboro; daughter, Kristi Gillis, and son-in-law, Larry Gillis, of Soperton; granddaughter, Kayla Evans of Temple; grandson, Ryan Evans Gillis of Soperton; great-granddaughter, Vivian Daisy Gillis of Soperton/Statesboro; sisters, Cymelyne Dowdy of Douglasville and Donna Sue Denmark (brother-in-law, Robert Denmark) of Eden; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
    The funeral service will be held Friday, January 4th, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Locke officiating. Entombment will follow in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
    Pallbearers will be Johnny Jones, Billy Phillips, Robert Turner, Joe Hendley, George Barnes and Frankie Tankersley.
    The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, January 4, 2019

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