Betty Lou Hendricks, 79, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, died January 18, at her home in Aberdeen, NC, surrounded by loved ones. 

Betty was an active member of Page Memorial United Methodist Church. She lived a wonderful life full of love and grace. Born January 12, 1940, in Jefferson City Missouri, the daughter of June Adele and Warren Pash Goodin; she is preceded in death by her older brother, Wesley. 

Betty served as a Navy WAVE from 1958-1960, where she met the love of her life, Dick D. Hendricks. They were married in Jefferson City, MO on January 17, 1960, and were separated only by Dick’s service in Vietnam 1964-65, during which she sent him special care packages which included a favorite-canned Spam. She graduated from Longview Community College with an Associate of Arts. She was an accomplished seamstress, quilter, homemaker and beautician. She loved living in Hawaii and Alaska; fishing, hunting, clam digging, and camping. She traveled the world, cruised, and especially loved Mexico. Her family was her whole world, and she raised her four daughters with style and grace. Betty and Dick just celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. 

She leaves Robin (Gary) Badger, Jeanine (Al) St. John, Dawn Nelson, Heidi (Mike) Whitescarver, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and her brothers and a sister: Butch, Judy (Larry) Thye, Charley (Claudia), and Cecil (Christine). 

Funeral Service is at Page Memorial United Methodist Church with internment at Bethesda Cemetery, Wednesday, January 23, at 11:00. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nicholas Yancey Nischan Foundation, 100 Academic Parkway, Box 2051 Grayson, Kentucky 41143 or charity of your choosing. 

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.



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