McCURTAIN–Marie Faye Hendrix, 90, of McCurtain, formerly of Bokoshe, passed away Aug. 10, 2011, in Fort Smith. She was born July 30, 1921 in Bokoshe to Elisha Elbert and Clara Angeline (McCullar) Whitfield, was a seamstress, a housewife, member of the McCurtain Eastern Star for 30 years and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bokoshe for more than seventy years.
Services are Saturday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Bokoshe with Bro. Jerry Turner officiating. Interment will follow service at Milton Cemetery in Bokoshe under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Otto A. Hendrix; and two brothers, Donald Whitfield and Leonard Whitefield.
Surviving her are two sons and daughter-in-laws, Roger and Ruth Hendrix of Poteau, and Steve and Jeanne Hendrix of Bokoshe; a daughter Cheryl Hendrix of McCurtain; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Whitfield and wife Geneva of Porum and Eugene Whitfield and wife Helen of Collinsville; and a sister Gay Blan and husband Ken of Claremore.
Pallbearers are Larry Carver, John Phillips, J.D. Phillips, Charles Wells, Pim Tankersley and R.C. Culwell. Honorary pallbearers are Paul LeFlore, Jim Lyons, Gary Carver, Lance, Ryan, Aaron, Samantha, Sarah, and Candice Hendrix, Kenny, Ricky and Jerry Blan, Keith, Kelley and Kris Whitfield, and Bradley Whitfield.
The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Poteau