Ola Mae <I>Lundy</I> Hendricks

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Ola Mae Lundy Hendricks

  • Birth 2 Nov 1918
  • Death 22 Aug 2011
  • Burial Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot C-023
  • Memorial ID 75337454

Ola Mae (Lundy) Hendricks is the daughter of an early Oklahoma teacher, Linnie Lundy, nee Ferguson, and Fred Lundy, a horseman and early Oklahoma traveling harvester.

Ola Mae came to Alva when she was 16 to begin college at what was then Northwestern State Teachers College. While there she met and married Glenn F. Hendricks, a movie house projectionist, sign painter, cartoonist, and later a professional photographer.

Mrs. Hendricks graduated in 1939 from Northwestern with a BS in Business. She taught business in Keyes & Capron, Oklahoma, and Hardtner, Kansas where she was first awarded the Teacher of the Year in 1961.

In 1957, Ola Mae achieved her Masters of Teaching with her Reading Specialist Certificate awarded in 1969. Using her Reading Specialist Certificate she taught at Waynoka from 1965until she retired in 1981. In 1979 Ola Mae Hendricks was selected as Waynoka Teacher of the Year.

Ola Mae attended the College Hill Church of Christ as long as she was physically able. She was, also, a long time member of the Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Alva BPW.

Ola Mae is survived by 2 daughters; nine grandchildren, ten greatgrandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.


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  • Maintained by: Erin Dent
  • Originally Created by: Thelma Crouch
  • Added: 22 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75337454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ola Mae Lundy Hendricks (2 Nov 1918–22 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75337454, citing Alva Municipal Cemetery, Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Erin Dent (contributor 47583959) .