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Max Travis Hendrix (06-15-2017)
Max Travis Hendrix,
known affectionately by
all who knew and loved
him, as “PawPaw Max,”
was born on September
6, 1925, to Carl and Mae
Hendrix. He entered into
his eternal rest on June
6, 2017, at the age of 91.
He was predeceased
by: His wife, Mildred; his
parents; a brother, Malvin;
and nephew Terry.
Max is survived by:
Two daughters – Wanda
Freedman of Baton
Rouge and Marsha
Walker and husband
Randy of Bernice; a sister,
Carleen Madix and
husband Keith of Bernice; three grandchildren – Tiffany
McGuire of New Orleans, Jason Walker and wife
Stephanie of Bernice and Jamie Smith and husband
Bob of Waller, Texas; eight great grandchildren; one
great-great grandson; four nephews; and three very
special caregivers, Nicole Levingston, Jackie Hunter,
and Jo Welch. He also leaves a host of friends.
Max was a World War II Navy veteran, having served
his country in the Pacific Theater. He was a retired
chicken grower and cattle farmer. He loved working
with his cows until he was physically unable to continue.
He was a man of few words with a huge heart.
He dearly loved his family and was dearly loved by all.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on June 9, 2017,
at Weldon Baptist Church near Bernice with Bro. Harve
Hoffman officiating. Burial followed at the Sharon Baptist
Church Cemetery near Hico under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville. Visitation was
Thursday evening at Weldon Baptist Church.
Pallbearers were Wayne Busby, Dean Busby, Eddy
Lee, Reagan Walker, Brian Harris and Steven Madix.
Honorary pallbearers were James Brown, Jimmy
Henry, Ronnie Harris, and Logan Walker.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.