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Rosalee Sue Hendrix

Rosalee Sue Hendrix, 81, of Cape Girardeau, passed away May 22, 2022, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born May 21, 1941, in Charleston, daughter of Troy and Lala Virginia Pennebaker Hendrix.

Rosalee was raised Baptist. She spent many of her years as a homemaker raising her girls in California. When she returned to Missouri, Rosalee worked at Lenco in Jackson. Above anything she most enjoyed the time she spent with her family.

Loving survivors include two daughters, Deborah (Kent) Wiggins of Aptos, CA, and Lala Deanna (Sterling) Stoll of Topeka, KS; two great grandchildren, Eric (Erin) Wiggins of Santa Clara, CA, and Victoria Wiggins of Aptos, CA; two great grandchildren Flint Wiggins and Sydney (Will) Clark of Topeka, KS.

Also surviving are three siblings, Gary Dean (Donna Jean) Hendrix, Stephen (Marcia Ann) Hendrix all of Jackson and Beck (Ken) Eftink of Weather-ford, TX, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother Troy and a nephew.

Visitation was Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 11 a.m. until service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service followed at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the funeral home with Rev. Ben Chapman officiating.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to SEMO Alliance for Disability.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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