Vickie Hendrix Blackwelder
She was born on Nov. 6, 1954 in Rowan County to the late Noah Nathan Hendrix Sr. and Flossie Louise Canter Hendrix.
She was a member of Smith Grove United Methodist Church and was a devoted Christian and was strong in her faith. She retired with 30 years of service with the NC Cooperative Extension in Mocksville. She was an animal lover especially to her dog, Duke and her cat, Rilee. She loved her family and devoted her life to her daughter, Alaina.
She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Roger Wayne Blackwelder; and sisters, Mary Nell South, Linda Hendrix and Brenda Hendrix.
Survivors: her daughter, Alaina Price (Braxton) of Leland; 2 sisters, Shirley Brooks of Winston-Salem and Louise Spillman of Mocksville; and 3 brothers, Noah Hendrix Jr. of Winston-Salem, George Hendrix (Marie) of Sneads Ferry and Gene Hendrix of Gates; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 22 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Pastor Mark Harper officiating. A private burial will follow at Smith Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Memorials: Lower Cape Fear Life Care, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, 28401-7335.