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James Woodie Hendrix

July 8, 1938 — April 25, 2023

Monroe

James Woodie Hendrix

Funeral services for Mr. James Woodie Hendrix, 84, of Monroe, Louisiana, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, April 30, 2023, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home 2308 Sterlington Road in Monroe, Louisiana with Mr. Jay Copeland and Mr. Donnie Copeland officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home.

Woodie was born July 8, 1938, in Delhi, Louisiana and passed away peacefully on April 25, 2023, at his home in Monroe. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 66 years, Martha, and close family members.

Woodie was a founding member of “The Monarchs” band from 1964 - 2023. He was an avid musician who played drums, guitar and sang lead vocals. He always had a song in his heart and a smile on his face.

He owned Woodie’s Used Cars since 1970 with two locations. Woodie was also an avid collector and lover of oil and gas memorabilia and antiques. He was featured on the national television program “American Pickers” for his vast collection of oil and gas memorabilia and on the local television show “Backroads.”

Woodie was preceded in death by his father, John Woodie Hendrix; mother, Mildred Marie Hendrix Maxwell; stepfather, Aubrey Maxwell; sister, Betty Ruth Hendrix Copeland; and grandson, James Holden Hendrix.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Sue Sugden Hendrix; sons, James Michael Hendrix (Pamela) and Steven Scott Hendrix (Molly); daughter, Sharon René Hendrix (Susie); grandchildren, Brittney Hendrix Evans (Dillon), Timothy “T.J.” Justin Hendrix (Sarah), and Peyton Michael Hendrix (Lauren); great grandchildren, Colten Reese Evans, Mary Grace Evans, Aubrey James Hendrix, Mack Heywood Hendrix, and Camille Mary Hendrix; brother-in-law, Gleason Copeland; and his loving pets, Beebee, Boomer, and WhoWho.

Pallbearers will be Mike Hendrix, Stevie Hendrix, T.J. Hendrix, Peyton Hendrix, Dillon Evans, and Colten Evans.

The family would like to thank Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care and his nurse, Kristina. The family would also like to give special love and thanks to Molly Hendrix for her unwavering strength and dedication to Woodie’s care.

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Visitation

Sunday, April 30, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - Monroe

2308 Sterlington Road, Monroe, LA 71203

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Funeral Service

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - Monroe

2308 Sterlington Road, Monroe, LA 71203

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Interment

Sunday, April 30, 2023

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