Claudia Evelyn Hendryx

Feb. 20, 1945 - April 18, 2023

Claudia Evelyn Hendryx, 78, a longtime Greybull, Wyo., resident passed away April 18, 2023, at the North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell with her loving family by her side. 

Claudia was born Feb. 20, 1945, in Portland, Ore., to parents Fredrick Claude and Evelyn (Hetrick) Mitchell. Part of her childhood was spent in Portland and the other in Hialeah, Fla. She enjoyed the beaches, camping and fishing with her father and family growing up. Claudia met James Miller in 1962 and they were married thereafter. James was tragically taken in 1973. There were four children. 

In 1979 Claudia married longtime family friend John Allen Hendryx in Hood River, Ore. She loved raising and showing shaded silver Persians and also Arabian horses. She loved all animals and they loved her. 

The family moved to the Big Horn Basin around 1986, enjoyed trail riding up in the Big Horn Mountains and also enjoyed gardening. She worked several jobs, primarily in janitorial services, and was a loving mom to her children, grandchildren and many other neighborhood children.

Claudia is preceded in death by her parents, first husband James Miller, son James Vincent Miller, grandson Vincent Seth Sonesen, brother David George and her sisters Sharon, Rose and Loletha. 

She is survived by her husband John Allen Hendryx of Greybull, sons Gregory (Julie) Miller of Greybull, Kenneth (Meredith) Miller of Parkdale, Ore., daughter Sherri Miller of Norway, MI, brothers Gene Mitchell of Greybull and Robert (Katherine) Mitchell of Portland, Ore., seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Cremation has been completed at the Antelope Butte Crematory in Greybull. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Atwood Family Funeral Directors.