MALAD, Idaho — Georgia Marteal Wight Hendricks, 85, of 52 Bush Ave., died Monday, July 6, 1987, in a local nursing home of causes incident to age.
She was born June 27, 1902, in Richmond, Utah, a daughter of Joseph Martin and Hilma Adamson Wight.
She was reared and educated in Richmond and was a graduate of North Cache High School.
She married Samuel Allen Hendricks July 3, 1920, in Richmond. The marriage was later solemnized- Sept. 22, 1921, in the Logan LDS Temple. He died June 26, 1981.
She had lived in Logan, Montpelier and Downey, Idaho. In 1933, the family moved to Malad where she had since resided.
While in Malad, she and her husband owned and operated Hendrick’s Department Store.
She was a member of the LDS Church and served on the stake Relief Society board, was stake music director, and a visiting teacher. She served two missions as mission mother in Billings, Mont., and Royalton, Vt.
She taught piano for many years and had been an accompanist and director of music groups in the community.
She was a charter member of the Malad Fine Arts Club, a member of the Ladies Literary Club, and of the Malad Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Surviving are one son and three daughters, Samuel Allen Hendricks Jr., Overland Park, Kans.; Mrs. Gordon (Betty) Crowther, Mrs. Carl (Carol Dawn) Willie, both of Malad, Idaho; Kathryn Moon, Ogden; 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at noon in the Malad LDS 2nd Ward Chapel with Bishop Gordon Crowther officiating.
Friends may call at the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home, 132 W. 300 N., Malad, Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 and Thursday prior to services.
Interment will be in the Richmond, Utah, Cemetery Thursday at 4 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of GEORGIA MARTEAL WIGHT HENDRICKS Age 85
Born June 27, 1902 – Richmond, Utah Died July 6, 1987 – Malad City, Idaho
Funeral Service Thursday, July 9, 1987 – 12:00 Noon
Malad Second Ward Chapel Bishop Gordon Crowther Officiating
Casket Bearers (Grandsons)
Tim Willie Paul Willie
Randy Willie Bob Crowther
Allen Moon Troy Hendricks
Honorary Casket Bearers
Curtis Hendricks Scott Hendricks
Samuel Allen Hendricks
July 3, 1920 – Richmond, Utah
Marriage Solemnized September 22, 1921
Logan L.D.S. Temple
Samuel Allen Hendricks, Jr., Overland Park, Kansas
Mrs. Gordon (Betty) Crowther, Malad, Idaho
Mrs. Carl (Carol Dawn) Willie, Malad, Idaho
Kathryn Moon, Ogden, Utah
Family Prayer Carl R. Willie, Son-In-Law
Prelude and Postlude Music Myra Jean John
Invocation Tim Willie, Grandson
Vocal Solo Sung By Cathy Reeve
“Let The Holy Spirit Guide You”
Accompanied By Karen Willie
Life Sketch Bob Crowther, Grandson
Song Sung By Great-Grandchildren
“I Am A Child Of God”
Accompanied By Laurie Richins, Granddaughter
Speaker Bishop Myron Sorensen
Instrumental Solo By Paul Willie, Grandson
Accompanied By Karen Willie
Speaker Beth Facer
Song Sung By Pres. Foster and Cathy Ipsen
“The Lord’s Prayer”
Accompanied By Myra Jean John
Remarks Bishop Gordon Crowther, Son-In-Law
Benediction Randy Willie, Grandson
At The Richmond, Utah Cemetery
Dedicatory Prayer Samuel Allen Hendricks, Son
Compassionate Service and Care of Flowers Second Ward Relief Society, Florence Hubbard, President