Stella V. Hendershot, 91

July 29, 2007

MAY 4, 1916-JULY 27, 2007

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Stella V. Hendershot, 91, of Warfordsburg, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Pa.

Born May 4, 1916, in Belfast Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Alonza and Laura Sigel Barnhart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Hendershot, in 1984.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Lois L. Mellott of Warfordsburg; three sons, Paul A. Hendershot, Daryl L. Hendershot and Earl J. Hendershot, all of Warfordsburg; one stepbrother, Leroy Barnhart of Warfordsburg; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Heller, Geneva Bishop and Madeline Hendershot; two brothers, Bernard Barnhart and Glen Barnhart; one half brother, Fred Barnhart; and one stepbrother, Albert Barnhart.


Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John Barlow will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Faith Center, and Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church, Organ Fund, c/o Dianna Kincaid, 6151 Thompson Road, Needmore, PA 17238 or CBM Ministries, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

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