Celebrating the life of

Nedra Sharpe Hendrix

Passed away on December 16, 2020

Nedra Sharpe Hendrix

Nedra Sharpe Hendrix, 82, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at her home on Tybee Island.  She was born October 22, 1938 in Charleston, SC to the late Paul Julian Sharpe and Althea Poythress Sharpe.  Mrs. Hendrix was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee and the Women’s Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 154 on Tybee.  She was retired from the Department of Agriculture as an Inspector.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Retired Colonel Jamie R. Hendrix, and her brother, Paul Julian Sharpe, Jr.

She is survived by three daughters, Lisa McKenzie, Leslie McKenzie, and Cindy Groover (Mike Hendrix).  Also surviving are four grandchildren, Christopher C. Hudson (Laura), Michael A. Groover, Suzanne M. Groover, and Amber Shea Brinson, three great-grandchildren, Keller Groover, Evan Groover, and Fiona Hudson, the father of her children, Julian H. McKenzie, her best friend, Phyllis H. Saunders, and her beloved pup and faithful companion, Jacques Cousteau. 

A Private Graveside Service will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020 in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The family would like to give special thanks to her caregivers, Ava Scott, Luann Ball, Constance Kennedy, Sherry Collins, and Lorena Walden.

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, or the ASPCA.    



Lisa and family, so sorry for your loss.

- Tommy Thompson, Tybee Island, GA

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I have lots of fond memories of your mom.

- Marguerite Page, Buford, GA

Cindy, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family during this time!

- Shannon Bazemore, Tybee Island, GA

A candle has been lit!

My love and prayers . I love this dear sweet woman. She was such a blessing to me. I love you Nedra ❤

- Lorena Walden, Savannah, GA

Dearest Lisa and Leslie, we are standing with you in the transition of Nedra. She was blessed with beautiful compassionate loving daughters. Ya’ll did a wonderful job caring for your mother all these years. Julia & Mallory

- Julia & Mallory Pearce , Tybee Island , GA

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have many fun memories of our years on tybee. She will be missed but she is at peace

- Carrie Traeger , Tybee , Ga

Prayers for peace and floods of good memories.

- Judi and Chuck Bargeron , Tybee Island

So sorry to hear of "Nanny's" passing. I remember her and Colonel Hendrix well. Please know that our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family. I know she will be greatly missed she was a wonderful person.

- KEITH MASSEY, Savannah, Georgia

Lisa, Robert and I were so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May she rest in peace.

- Brenda Simpson, Tybee Island, Ga.

Sorry for your loss. I went to school with Nedra. Very sweet person.

- Mary Gallovitc, Savannah, GA

To my Cindy Lou Who and her entire family. My heart is so heavy. Remember, cherish, share, and never forget those fond memories. I love you girl.

- Gloria Frazier, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

  • A Private Service Will Be Held