Connie VanAlstine Hendricks


Mrs. Connie Jean VanAlstine Hendricks, 85, of Richmond passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Compassionate Care Center.
Mrs. Hendricks, the daughter of the late Archie Eugene VanAlstine and Myrtle Wallace VanAlstine, was born in Council Bluff, Iowa on June 8, 1933. She retired from the United States Forest Service and was an Army Veteran. She was a charter member of Women's Memorial in Washington DC, past President of Republican's Women's Club and was a Kentucky Colonel. A founding member of Madison Hills Christian Church, Mrs. Hendricks served as church secretary for many years. She loved her dogs, grandchildren and enjoyed working in her flowers.
She met her late husband, Frank E. Hendricks, while they were both serving in the U.S. Army. He preceded her in death October 30, 2018 after 65 years of marriage.
Survivors include one son: Steven C. Hendricks (Lori) of Richmond; two grandchildren: Cameron Hendricks and Brittany Hendricks (fiancé Patrick McKee) and son-in-law: Escoe "Bud" Robinson.
Mrs. Hendricks was also preceded in death by one daughter: Deborah Hendricks Robinson and her sister: Lavon Swisher.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1: 30 PM Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Madison Hills Christian Church with Bro. Martin "Marty" Frazer officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:30 AM Saturday at the church.
Serving as Pallbearers are: Cameron Hendricks, Tommy Masters, E.C. "Bud" Cornelison, Shane Masters, Chris Young, Barry Gibson, Escoe "Bud" Robinson and James Baker.
Honorary Pallbearers are the Elders and Deacons of Madison Hills Christian Church.
Memorial donations may be made to Madison Hills Christian Church, 960 Red House Road, Richmond, KY 40475
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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