Retha Helen (Hale) Hendershot

Born: Tue., Feb. 10, 1920
Died: Mon., Jun. 24, 2019


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 30, 2019
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Jun. 30, 2019
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

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Retha Helen Hendershot, 99, formerly of Cambridge City, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Rosebud Village in Richmond. She was born on Feb. 10, 1920 in Oswley County, KY to Tilman H. and Emma (Herd) Hale. She enjoyed quilting, reading, gardening and growing flowers. Retha volunteered at Hobe Sound Bible College.


She is survived by her children, Delores Jean (Leonard) Hobbs, Gail (Robert) Stewart, Carol (Rodney) Duvall, Marsha (Amos) Davidson, Melvin (Zeke) Hendershot, Cora Vonhayderschatt, Charlena Smith and James Hendershot; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, Retha was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Virgil O. Hendershot on January 23, 1997; 2 sisters, Nancy Halcomb and Cynthia Hartsock; 7 brothers, Willie, Orlando, Clarence, Dudley, Aloe, Vadis, and Dallas Hale.


Friends may call from Noon until the start of the service 2 pm on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.


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Robert and Kelley Stewart
   Posted Tue June 25, 2019
Gail and Dad,
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mom. May a lifetime of wonderful memories sustain you at this difficult time. My your dear mom rest in eternal peace in heaven.
We are sending all our love,
California Stewart Clan
Robert, Kelley, Jack and Elizabeth

Deb Strickler
   Posted Tue June 25, 2019
Marsha I am so sorry to read about your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family during this sad time. Remember all the good times you had and know God is with all of you as well.

Deanna Farr Heaston
   Posted Fri June 28, 2019
So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother.

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