Patsy Gibbons Hendrix Ellis

Published 11:33 am Thursday, April 29, 2021

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Mrs. Patsy Gibbons Hendrix Ellis, 87, of Winston-Salem, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 while at Universal Healthcare in King.

She was born on Friday, April 27, 1934 in Rowan County to the late Anderson and Bessie Walton Gibbons.  She was an entrepreneur and executive secretary once operating Wright Optical. She was a country music fan and dedicated listener of the J.D. Higgins show on WBRF radio.She loved flowers and was a gardener.

She was also preceded in death by: husband, Hobert Harrell Hendrix; and husband, Melvin Thomas Ellis Sr.

Survivors: a daughter, Cynthia Hendrix Davis (Tony) of Winston-Salem; 2 sons, Terry Harrell Hendrix of Winston-Salem, and Scottie D. Hendrix (Penny) of Mt. Airy; sister, Joyce Ann Dirinzio (Lou) of Florida; 3 grandchildren, Mindy Alicia Miller, Christina Moss (Lance), and Chad Davis (Kelly); and 2 great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Anna Moss.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 2 at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home, Wallburg Chapel with Pastor Charlie Martin officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the Cornatzer United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mocksville.

Memorials: charity of the donor’s choice.