Elizabeth “Lib” Hendrix, born July 28, 1928 to Rufus and Edna Sapp of Undine, passed away January 5, 2020. She passed peacefully at home in Claxton, Georgia. She was born and raised in Evans County and raised her family in Tattnall County. She retired from the Tattnall County school system. In retirement, she worked with her Aunt Jane Hammock at the Claxton Florist and with her daughter Wanda at Total Business Solutions. She never met a stranger and she never forgot anyone she ever met. As long as she was able, she would do anything to help you. Once she wasn’t able, she would try to find someone to help you.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Devon Hendrix of Manassas. Lib was also preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Edna Sapp; a grandson, Jamie Hicks; brothers, Herman and Melvin Sapp and her first husband (Denise’s Dad), Roland Hernandez.
Survivors include children (grandchildren) Denise Hicks (Jason), Debra and John Zwald (Devon & Laura), Wanda Hendrix, Burt and Jerri Hendrix (Aaron & Jared), Kirk and Angie Hendrix (Rebecca), and Bruce and Merry Hendrix (Sharra, Sabrina & Sean); sisters Vydene Drake, Anne Lynn & Yvonne Barber and sisters-in-law Betty Sapp & Freida Sapp. Grandma Lib also leaves behind eight precious great-grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 9 at Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home.
Visitation and viewing will be at 1:00 pm, followed by the funeral at 2:00 pm. Burial will at Canoochee Church cemetery immediately following the service.
Lib loved flowers. However, she would understand if you prefer to make a donation to the Canoochee Church Cemetery Fund in lieu of flowers.