Mary Frances Hendrix

July 18, 1936 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 83)


Mary Frances Hendrix, 83, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.

Funeral services have been cancelled.

Mary was born July 18, 1936, the daughter of Riley and Mary (Hendrix) Jones.  Mary was educated at Bolivar Industry High School, class of 1953. She married Colonel Kenny Thomas in 1970 in East Moline. Mary was a homemaker.  Mary was a member of the Community Outreach Worship Church of God, East Moline.  She enjoyed playing pool in her younger years; she was a member of several pool leagues.  Chico, her dog, meant the world to her.   She enjoyed going “thrifting” at thrift stores.  Mary was always concerned about her girly appearance. 

Those left to cherish her memory are numerous nieces, nephews, and friends; Flossie and Harrison Wills, Pat and Hope Burgess.  Mary helped raise Yasmine Martin and Arius Montjoy as if they were her own.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Colonel Kenny Thomas, sisters; Reilgia (Rose) and Thelma, brothers; Melvin, Bobby, Laston, Bishop, James, Delta and Robert, and her boyfriend, Soulman-Joseph Montjoy.


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