Patty Sue Link Hendren, 67, of Hays passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel, with Brother Larry Adams and Kevin Prevette officiating. Burial will be in New Light Baptist Church #1 Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Wednesday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hendren was born Sept. 12, 1952, in Wilkes County to William Baxter “Bill” Link and wife, Thelma Marie Kelly Link. She retired from Tyson Foods. Mrs. Hendren was a member of Welcome Home Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Lee Hendren, and a brother, Larry “Bill” Link.

She is survived by a daughter, Dotty Cheek of Hays; a son, Mickey Hendren and wife, Denise, of Greeley, Colo.; five grandchildren, Bethany Hendren, Justin Caudill, Justin Hendren, Jasmine Johnson and Darius Jackson; a twin sister, Kathy Prevette and husband, Perry, of North Wilkesboro; and a special nephew, Kevin Prevette.

The family wishes to thank all those who helped Patty during her extended illness. All of the friends, caretakers and visitors during that time are too many to name, but each one is greatly appreciated by the family. Thanks also to Medi Home Health and Hospice.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Wilkes Humane Society, P.O. Box 309, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659 or Window World Cares, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 118 Shaver Street, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

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