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Ellis Jefferson Hendricks
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1912
Washita County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 2005
Carnegie
Caddo County
Oklahoma, USA

OBITUARY FROM THE CARNEGIE HERALD:

Elis Hendricks was born July 16, 1912 in Washita County to Sarah Rosa (Spraggins) and William Stevens Hendricks. He passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at the Carnegie Nursing Home at the age of 93 years.

He graduated from Lake Valley High School and farmed for several years south of Gotebo. He then moved to San Francisco, California, in the early 1940s and worked as a steamfitter in the shipyards during World War II. He was also employed in road construction, forestry and managing fruit orchards in California for many years before retiring back in Oklahoma.

He loved deep sea fishing as well as fresh water fishing and was an avid outdoorsman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Survivors include a sister, Ina Key, Gotebo, and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Stevens Hendricks (1876 - 1950)
  Sarah Rosa Ella Spraggins Hendricks (1884 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  Ellis Jefferson Hendricks (1912 - 2005)
  Troy Stephen Hendricks (1914 - 1994)*
  Zelma Spraggins Hendricks Shepherd (1916 - 2002)*
  Ina Bell Hendricks Key (1918 - 2009)*
  T C Hendricks (1920 - 1944)*
  T C Hendricks (1920 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies Okie Mo, the prune picker.
 
Burial:
Odessa Cemetery
Lake Valley
Washita County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Linda Cardenas
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36448455
Ellis Jefferson Hendricks
Added by: Linda Cardenas
 
 
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- Browneyes
 Added: Feb. 6, 2011

- David Bartelt
 Added: Aug. 18, 2010
Rest in peace now, Uncle Ellis.
- Linda Cardenas
 Added: Jan. 11, 2010
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