Julia LuAnn Rundle Hunting Hendrix died December 8, 2014 in Ely, NV. Julia LuAnn was born on November 29, 1957 to James R. and Kathleen (Rausch) Rundle in Salt Lake City UT. Julia grew up in Magna, UT; Las Vegas, NV; Riverside, CA; and Firth, ID. Julia attended elementary, junior high and graduated from Firth High School and the LDS Seminary program in 1976. Julia married Dave Hunting in January 8, 1976. They were later divorced. In May 1992, Julia received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID. Julia loved teaching the Home Economics classes in the high schools in Dubois, ID and Ely, NV. Julia was married to Bruce W. Hendrix on June 10, 1995 in St. George, UT. Their marriage was later solemnized on March 16, 1996 in the Bountiful UT LDS Temple. Julia worked as a substitute teacher for the White Pine County School District for several years. She worked as her husband’s secretary at his CPA business, as an Advocate in the Victim Witness Services office in Ely, NV. Most recently, she began working in the Ely State Prison as an Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Warden over Operations March 2014 and then promoted to Administrative Assistant to the Warden in December of 2014. Julia loved her job and those she worked with.
Julia was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as Visiting Teacher, Relief Society Teacher, Ward Chorister, Primary Teacher and Computer Communications technician for her ward. Julia had a great love for Family History and Genealogy work. Julia served as a Family History Consultant for her Stake. Julia was instrumental in making sure her family’s history was done, verified and updated every 5 years.
Julia loved her children and grandchildren dearly. She spent hours working on projects for each of them. Whenever possible, Julia traveled to be a part of programs and activities her children and grandchildren were involved in. She loved to crochet, sew, embroider, and quilt. Julia was present at the local Art Fairs in Ely and Elko for several years.
Julia loved her parents and many times traveled to be with them for special occasions, miscellaneous visits and recovery times, especially for her dad. Family meant everything to Julia.
Julia is survived by her parents, James R. and Kathleen (Rausch) Rundle of Firth, Idaho, sister Kathy (Art) Weiser of Blackfoot, ID, brothers Jim Jr. (Debra) Rundle of Boise, ID, Bret Rundle of Henderson, NV, Alan Rundle of St. George, Ut, David (Debra) Rundle of Umatilla, OR. Children: Damien (Nancy) Hunting of Grasonville, MD, Destry (Teressa) Hunting of Idaho Falls, ID, Andrea (Robert) Ljungquist of Las Vegas, NV, and Melody (Nick) Jenson of Rigby, ID. Five (5)Stepchildren; Wayne Hendrix, Travis Hendrix, John Hendrix, April Steed, and Rose Wells, 25 Grandchildren, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Julia was laid to rest in the Firth Cemetery on Dec. 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held on February 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ely LDS Chapel.