Mildred Mae (Freeman) Hendricks, 91, of Owen County passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born on July 9, 1929 in Owen County, the daughter of Estel and Pearl (Hendricks) Freeman. Mildred grew up on the family farm, where she worked side by side with her father and siblings. Her father taught her the value of hard work and determination. She left the farm in her late teens to work at RCA, marry, and start a family. Later in life, she was employed at the Eberle Hardware store and Indiana University. She retired from IU in the early 1990s, after working in the Audio-Visual Department for approximately 30 years. She was a member of Liberty Church of Christ in Hendricksville.