Sheryl D. Hendrix, 68, of Howard passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born in Chicago and adopted at birth to the late Thomas and Sue (Chambers) Cullin.

​Sheryl retired from the Mount Vernon Nazarene University where she worked in the Library as an Administrative Assistant.  She was a member of the Grand Prairie Baptist Church in Marion. She was involved with Bible study fellowship.  Sheryl enjoyed traveling, playing the card game, Hand and Foot, but most of all she loved to spending time with her family.

​Sheryl is survived by her husband, Rev. Robert Hendrix, whom she married on September 8, 1979; son, Jonathan Hendrix of Howard; daughter, Kimberly Parsons and her husband, Jason of Pleasant City; grandchildren, Zachary and Abigail; a sister, Joyce Cullin and her husband, John Lasky of Plainfield, IL; and many friends.

Rev. Robert Hendrix served in ministry at First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo, First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon, and Grand Prairie Baptist Church in Marion as well as churches in Indiana.

​The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021 until the time of a funeral service celebrating the life of Sheryl at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 303 South Edgewood Rd., Mount Vernon with Rev. Jane Gibbons officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.  Masks will be required, and social distancing will be observed.  The funeral service will be lived streamed on the funeral home’s Facebook page: mtvernonsfh/dowds.

​Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Bibles in Sheryl’s memory.

Please keep the Hendrix family in your prayers.