Wanda Veaneal Hendon

Monday, May 16, 2016

Mrs. Wanda Veaneal Hendon, 89, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. She was born to Leonard and Edna (Holcomb) Henson on April 23, 1927. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

She was united in marriage to James Hendon in March 1945, and to this union four children were born, Linda, Anthony (Tony), James Steven and Lisa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Edna; sisters, Veda, Inez, Clarice and Jerry; her husband, James; son, Anthony (Tony); daughter, Linda and grandson, Bradley.

She is survived by her children, son, James Steven (Cindy) Hendon of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; daughter, Lisa (Leslie) Jackson of Corning; her grandchildren, Kim Whitehouse of Memphis, Leo Hendon of Beaumont, Tex., Anthony Hendon of Coralville, Iowa, Jesse Hendon of Los Angeles, Calif., Jason Hendon of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Aaron Jackson of Dallas, Tex., Brynn Jackson of Jonesboro, Ark. and Shannon Fowler of Naylor, Mo.; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 13, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Carrens officiating. Burial was in Nimmons Cemetery in Nimmons, Ark. Pallbearers were Leo Hendon, Jesse Hendon, Jason Hendon, Aaron Jackson, Josh Fowler and Frank Martin. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Friday morning, prior to services, at the funeral home.