CECIL L. HENDRIX, 90, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at Winona Lake Village in Winona Lake, Ind. Visitation is scheduled for 2 to 6 p.m. at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, 700 E. Jackson Boulevard in Elkhart, Ind. on Sunday, Jan. 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. A Service of Celebration of Life will be held at 12 noon, Monday, Jan. 4 at Bethel UMC, 1200 N. Michigan Street in Elkhart at with additional visitation one hour prior to the service. A brunch will be served for family and friends in the fellowship hall of Bethel UMC at 10 a.m. Gravesite service will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Oakhill Cemetery in Plymouth. Survivors include: four children, Cecille Huff of Poland, Ohio, Dennis Hendrix of Elkhart, Linda Nightingale of Mishawaka and Jeffry Hendrix of Falls Church, Va.; one daughter-in-law Nancy of South Bend; one brother, Warren Hendrix of St. Joseph, Mich.; one sister, Marilyn Wells of Zephyrhills, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille M. (Campbell) Hendrix and one son, David. Condolences can be sent to Dennis Hendrix, 3645 Kirkwood Court, Elkhart IN 46514. Memorials can be given to Bethel UMC, 1200 N. Michigan Street, Elkhart, IN 46514 or Trinity UMC, 832 E. Center Street, Warsaw, IN 46580.