Joyce L Rhoden Hendrix

July 10, 1935April 13, 2018

Joyce L Rhoden, 82 years old, a long time resident of Houston Texas suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at her home on April 11 in Sagemont and passed away on April 13 at Clear Lake Regional Hospital.

Joyce was born on July 10 1935 in Cushing, Texas to Elsie Rogers. She grew up and went to school there while living in the home of her grandparents Henrietta and Jess Gladden. She came to Houston with her sister Lois in 1952 and went to work at the Great Southern Life Insurance Company. Later she began working part time for the International Maintenance Institute. This became not only a full time job but a lifelong career where she served as Executive Secretary for forty plus years. She developed long term business associates and lifelong friends within IMI and was still associated with the organization at the time of her death.

She married Jerrel Rhoden who passed away in 1976 and subsequent to his death Avis Hendrix who died in 2013. She was also preceded in death by her beloved grandmother Henrietta Gladden, mother Elsie Rogers, son David Earl, daughter Pamela Kay, grandson Chris and dear friend Dessie Robbins.

She is survived by her son Glen Rhoden, granddaughter Jennifer Rhoden, grandson Brandon Chao, niece Rita Fuller and friend of over fifty years Martha Cook.

She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.


28 April


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home

6900 Lawndale Street
Houston, TX 77023

28 April

Funeral Service

3:00 pm

Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home

6900 Lawndale Street
Houston, TX 77023

30 April

Graveside Service

11:00 am

Houston National Cemetery

10410 Veteran's Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77038


Joyce L Rhoden Hendrix

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