Gary Lee Hendon, 70, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, June 24, 2020, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro.

He was born in Walnut Ridge to J. C. and Nella Mae Bradley Hendon. Gary was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He was an administrative operations manager at Whole Youth Services Inc. He had previously retired from Wolverine Worldwide as an engineer. He enjoyed reading books and collecting antiques.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Charlotte Nicholas.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Margie Hendon, of the home; daughters, Teresa Robinson (Anthony) of Newport; Linda Fleming (Mark) of Jonesboro; sister, Linda Boling (Gary) of Portia; grandchildren, Eric Robinson (Kelli) of Morrilton; John Robinson (Brittany) of Jonesboro; great-grandchildren, Cohen Robinson, Ty Robinson, Brooks Robinson and Bo Robinson; nephews, Brad Hendon, Chris Nicholas (Jamie) and Matt Nicholas.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament with Father Alphonse officiating and Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Burial followed at Holy Cross Cemetery with Eric Robinson, John Robinson, Chris Nicholas, Matt Nicholas, Rennell Woods and Danny Gary serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was Friday from 6-7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament, with a Rosary starting at 7.

For lasting memorials, the family request you please consider Blessed Sacrament Church, 1107 E. Highland, Jonesboro, AR 72401.

An online guestbook is available at www.emerson funeralhome.com.

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