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Lois Fern (Avery) Hendricks
October 10, 1936 ~ November 12, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Lois Fern Hendricks, 87, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023 in Ellsworth, KS. She was born October 10, 1936 in Hutchinson, KS to Glenn and Opal (Lamont) Avery. Lois married Darrel Morris in Kingman, KS on March 26, 1955. Shortly after their union, Darrel passed serving in the Korean War. She later married Homer Frank Hendricks on November 5, 1956.
Lois worked as a dispatcher for the Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Office for many years. She was a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi and Eastern Star and member of the Ellsworth Methodist Church and the Crown Lighters bowling league, serving as the secretary.
Lois is survived by her daughter Gale Soukup (Steven) of Ellsworth; grandsons, Andrew Soukup (Virginia) of Ellsworth and Daniel Soukup (Dani) of Ellsworth; great grandchildren, Lexi, Katelyn, Daxton, Davin, and Ayden; sister Glendolyn Van Etten of Satanta, KS; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Darrel Morris; and infant brother Glenn Edgar Avery, Jr.
Funeral service: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Ellsworth Methodist Church.
Burial service: 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson.
Memorial contributions can be made to Kids of the Kingdom & Kids with a Mission, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.