Bessie Odelle Hefner
February 4, 1927 – February 20, 2018
Hickory- Bessie Odelle Hefner, 91, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. She was born on February 4, 1927 to the late James Benny and Bessie Powell Hendrix in Crisp County, GA. She is also preceded in death by her husband Joe Hefner; brothers, General J. Hendrix, Wesley Hendrix, James Hendrix, Marvin Hendrix, Thomas Hendrix; sisters, Mary Smith and Christine Hendrix Smith. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Charles Hefner of Hudson; daughter, Jean Morris of Hudson; stepsons, Richard Hefner and wife Linda of Gastonia, Gary Hefner of Gastonia; seven grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hickory Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.
- VISITATION Monday, February 26, 2018
- Memorial Service Monday, February 26, 2018