Mrs. Dixie Lee Hendricks, 80, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana. She was born January 25, 1941 in Sheridan, Indiana, a daughter of the late Vern Edward and Mary Frances (Lovell) Barnes.
Dixie was a life-long resident of Boone County and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1959. She received her nursing degree in 1962 from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing.
On October 7, 1962, she was married to Harold Lewis Hendricks at the Gadsden Church of Christ. He passed away on March 28, 2009.
Dixie was employed as a registered nurse at Witham Memorial Hospital and later at the Koala Hospital in Lebanon before retiring in 1995.
She was a member of the Church of Christ at Gadsden. Dixie was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, playing the piano, hosting family meals, and playing practical jokes. Dixie had great joy when spending time with her family.
Survivors include: three children, Kimberly (Randy) Rose of Lebanon, Jeffery (Rachel) Hendricks of Whitestown, Shelly (Emory) Brown of Whitestown; six grandchildren, twins, Tucker and Boone Rose of Lebanon, Brooke Hendricks of Whitestown, Bailey Hendricks of Whitestown, twins, Riley and Sidney Brown of Whitestown.
In addition to her parents and husband, Dixie was preceded in death by her brother, Chuck Barnes, and her sister, Jane Cain.
Visitation is planned from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice.