(LINEVILLE) Georgia Ellon Morrison Hendon (88) from Lineville’s funeral took place on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Bro. Ron McKeever officiates. The burial took place in the Barfield Baptist Church Cemetery.
Ms. Hendon died Thursday, January 21, at Lineville Health & Rehab.
Born in Randolph County, she graduated from Randolph County High School in 1949 and has lived in Clay County since 1953. A loving woman, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. Hendon was a seamstress who loved to sew, quilt, embroider, and cross curtains. She was a great cook and loved being able to and gardening. A woman of many professions, she worked as an accountant for Coca-Cola, ran the Lineville School cafeteria, and taught Sunday school at Barfield Baptist Church for over 40 years. But Mrs. Hendon’s favorite job was being a mother. She was a member of the Barfield Baptist Church.
She is survived by her 69 year old husband, Alton Davis Hendon of Lineville; Children, Scott Hendon (Dianne) from Cullman, Sherry H. Wood (Russell) from Florence, Stanley Hendon (Melinda) from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Stuart Hendon (Gerri) from Montgomery; Sister Elizabeth Cole (Charles) of Gadsden; two sisters-in-law, Wylene Morrison from Bynum and Johann Hendon from Chattanooga; Brother Braden Morrison (Mary) of Oxford; seven grandchildren, Andrea Tew (David), Candace LeMay (Dale), Joshua Hendon (Taylor), Russell Wood Jr., Samuel Wood, Brock Hendon, and Mary Braden Hendon; three great-grandchildren, Adeline and June LeMay, John Tew and one more on the way, Anna Katherine Tew; a variety of nieces, nephews, and extended families. Her parents, Grady and Hattie Morrison, had preceded her death. Brother godfather Morrison; Brother-in-law Hardy Hendon; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, W. Davis and Mae Hendon.
Mrs. Hendon’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Memorial donations can be made to the Barfield Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 74 East Mill Rd., Lineville, AL 36266. Online condolences can be posted at profitieldfuneralhome.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Lineville.
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