Nova Jane Schwandt
Nova Jane Schwandt, age 78, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri.
She was born November 28, 1942 in Wheaton, Missouri the daughter of Oden and Beulah (McLeod) Hendrix. In 1965 she was united in marriage to Otto “Keith” Schwandt.
Nova received her education in Wheaton, Missouri where she graduated from high school in 1961. For forty-four years she was employed by Tyson Foods in Monett retiring in 2007. Nova was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Monett. Some of her favorite pastimes were shopping, going to garage sales and Branson trips. She loved little kids, her church and church family. She had such a “green thumb” and loved her plants and flowers.
Surviving are one brother, Edwin Hendrix of Exeter, Missouri; two sisters, Zona England of Wheaton, Missouri and Betty Frank of Springfield, Missouri; four nieces; seven nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Marvin Hendrix and C.L. “Pete” Hendrix; two sisters-in-law, Judy Hendrix and Mary Lou Hendrix; two brothers-in-law, Brian Frank and Jack England; one nephew and one niece.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Brother Larry Wormington will conduct the services. Burial will be at Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort, Missouri.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Monday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
Contributions may be made to First Free Will Baptist Church in memory of Nova. They may be sent to the church at 107 West Sycamore, Monett, MO 65708 or left at McQueen Funeral Home.
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