James Dwight Hendren, age 86, of Moravian Falls, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 at his home.

Mr. Hendren was born June 21, 1932 in Wilkes County to Maurice Lee and Lulie James Hendren. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Moravian Falls and employed by the State of North Carolina for 30 years. Mr. Hendren was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Thomas Edward Hendren.

Surviving are his wife, Janet Martin Hendren; daughter, Renee Hendren-Deal and husband Terry of Taylorsville; son, Kevin Hendren and partner Suzanne of Statesville; grandchildren, Josh Deal, Kala Cline and husband Nathaniel all of Taylorsville; great grandson, Cullen Cline of Taylorsville.

Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 at Old Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery in Moravian Falls with Rev. Roger Elmore officiating. The family has requested no food and no flowers. Memorials may be made to Old Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 7930 Brushy Mountain Road, Moravian Falls, NC 28654.

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