Obituary of Mabel Henderson
Mabel Loueeta Henderson
August 25, 1925-November 17, 2018
Bedford-Mabel Loueeta Henderson, 93, of Bedford, passed away at her residence at 7:09 AM on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
Born on August 25, 1925 in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Volney Kern and Grace (Hall) Kern. Mabel attended Fayetteville High School, and on her graduation day of April 14, she married William J. Henderson, and he preceded her in death on March 10, 2012. Mabel attended Old Union Church for many years. She was a true Christian throughout her life. She loved all people, was kind, helpful, loving to all, and would always put others before herself. After her marriage, she worked a short while at Fines Shirt Factory. Then she devoted her life to her husband, children, grandchildren, and God. She loved children, and spent everyday caring for them. She was the best mother ever, teaching right from wrong and always spreading love. Mabel was truly faithful throughout her life. She enjoyed flower gardening, and flowers were always abundant at her home. As she became weak and sick, she continued to be the best she could for years. She was a sweet, tough little lady, who will be so- greatly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are one son: Tom Henderson of Bedford; one daughter: Joyce Burns and her husband, Bill of Williams; five grandsons: Kevin Henderson and his wife, Shelly, Josh Henderson, Dusty Henderson, Jamie Henderson and his wife, Devin, and Brad Burns and his wife, Christy; three granddaughters: Jodi Henderson, Bridget Adams, and Brigette Burns; seven great grandchildren: Haley, Joey, Alex, Mackenzie, Traleigh, Cailey, and Nick. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one son, Joel Henderson; three brothers: Waldo Kern, Paul Lowell Kern, and Olin Kern; and one sister: Elsie Brock.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 21st in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 20th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Day & Carter.