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Ernest Wayne Hendrix: Tabor City

1949 – 2021

     Ernest Wayne Hendrix of Tabor City died Tuesday, Sept. 21, in his home. He was 72.

     Born July 1, 1949 in Rock Hill, he was the son of the late Ernest William Hendrix and Marie Fowler Hendrix Stephens.

     He was a member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Brotherhood Director.

     He is survived by his wife, Shirley Faulk Hendrix of the home; one daughter, Kia Hendrix Countess and husband Jon of Walhalla; a brother, Randy Hendrix and wife Sheila of Tabor City; two grandsons, Jon Rix Countess and Robert Joel “RJ” Countess.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in Cherry Grove Baptist Church, burial following in the Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

     A guest register is available here.