Jean Mendenhall Hendrickson, age 80, died Friday, February 20, 1998 at the home of her son, Kent Hendrickson in St. George, Utah.

She was born March 3, 1917 in Payson, Utah, a daughter of Eustace and Sarah Survina Shepard Mendenhall, the youngest of nine children. She married George Welton Hendrickson December 29, 1933. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He died August 13, 1980.Jean has lived in Payson, Eureka, Elsinore and Provo, Utah. Over the years, she has held many positions of responsibility in the LDS Church. She retired from BYU after many years of service. Jean enjoyed doing beautiful handiwork, especially needlepoint pictures which are works of art. She has knitted many baby shawls for grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jeans greatest pleasure was playing bridge after lunch with friends.

Surviving are three sons, G. Kent (Lorna) Hendrickson of St. George; Blaine E. (Sharon) Hendrickson of Laguna Hills, California; and Boyd W. (Sue) Hendrickson of Fort Smith, Arkansas; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 25, 1998, 11 a.m., at the Oak Hills First Ward Chapel in Provo, 1038 North 1200 East. Viewings for family and friends will be held at the Oak Hills First Ward Chapel Tuesday evening from 7 until 8, and again on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Payson City Cemetery under the direction of the Spilsbury & Beard Mortuary in St. George. 435-673-2454

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