Jett Hendricks

Jett Hendricks


Funeral services for Jett Hendricks, 59, of Wills Point, formerly of Edgewood, were held Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. Glen Goodson officiating.

Interment followed at Small Cemetery north of Edgewood.

Mr. Hendricks passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 7, 1958, in Dallas to James Henry Hendricks and Ritta Bishop Hendricks. He was raised in Edgewood and graduated from Edgewood High School in 1976. That same year, he married Lisa Culpepper and in 1980, Christopher Jett was born. He later married Sherri Tawater Aug. 10, 2001, in Kaufman.

He was formerly employed by Smurfit Kappa in Forney; however, he retired in 2016 due to his failing health. He enjoyed bowling, working with his tractor and spending time with his family. He lived in Edgewood prior to moving to Wills Point three years ago. He was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church in Edgewood.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Ritta Hendricks.

Survivors include his wife, Sherri L. Hendricks of Wills Point; sons, Christopher Jett Hendricks and wife, Nicole, of Rowlett and Jeremiah Tawater and Lindsey White of Kaufman; brother, Jeff Hendricks of Canton; sister, Jeannine Hendricks of Edgewood; grandson, Triston Kole Tawater; mother of his son, Lisa Hendricks Rogers of Palestine; best Friends, Hootie, Belle and Halo; grand-dogs, Rascal, Cooper and George; mother-in-law, Shirley Fretterd of Georgia; uncles and aunts, Bill and Luann Hendrix, of Edgewood, and Mel and Nell Bishop of Edgewood; nephews, Michael Hendricks of Edgewood and Jeremy Hendricks of Canton; and numerous cousins and friends.

Pallbearers were Chris Hendricks, Lance Tawater, Ken Cooper, Michael Milligan, Jack Cookston and Jeremiah Tawater.