Obituary for Oct. 17, 2012

By Baker City Herald October 17, 2012 09:42 am

Bobbie Hendon

Baker City, 1982-2012

Bobbie Sue Hendon, 30, of Baker City, died Oct. 9, 2012, at her home.

Her memorial service was Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. in Baker City. Pastor Nathaniel Neff of the Lighthouse Church officiated.

Bobbie was born on March 17, 1982, at Hamilton, Mont., to Clarence and Michael Russell Hendon. Bobbie attended Baker High School and graduated in 2003. She enjoyed swimming, fishing, hunting, attending church functions, horseback riding, spending time with friends, family and her partner, Russell Padock, and she also loved to sing. Bobbie was involved in the Lighthouse Church, The Eagles, Rough Riders 4-H Club and Northwest Bargain Center.

Bobbie Sue was a kind, loving, bright-hearted person who saw good in everyone. In 2003 she got her GED through Job Corps. Bobbie loved to sing karaoke, her bright shining heart will forever glow. She will be forever loved and missed by her family and friends.

Bobbie is survived by her partner, Russel Padock of Baker City; her father, Clarence Hendon of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; her mother, Michael Cole of Baker City; her sister, Brandy Hendon of Baker City; her brothers, Brogan Cole of Baker City, Carl Hendon of Hermiston, and Allen Hendon of Hermiston; her sister, Francine Raines of Soddy Daisy; her uncle, Olen Hendon of Soddy Daisy; her uncle, Albert Mollar of Vancouver, Wash.; her grandmother, Georganna Sjong of Baker City; as well as three nieces and five nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dan and Dianne Elkins, and Franklin and Louis Hendon; her uncle, Eddie Hendon; her aunt, Tina Hendon; as well as many others she will join to watch over us.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bobbie Sue Hendon to the Susan G. Komen Foundation through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.