Grace G Henderson was born on March 11, 1913, near St Clair, MO, the daughter of William Dearing and his wife Matilda Baumann Dearing, and passed away at the St John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, MO, on Monday July 16, 1990, at the age of 77 years. She received her schooling in the Hinson School near St Clair and grew to womanhood there. On March 24, 1930, she was united in marriage to Mr Arthur Henderson at Union, MO. They made their home here in Union, and four children were born to this marriage.
Mrs Henderson had been employed in shoe work for a number of years at the Wolff Shoe Company in Union. She was a member of the first Baptist church of Union. Mrs Henderson preceded her in death on Oct 23, 1983.
Those who survive are a daughter, Ruth Weatherford of Gravette, AR; and three sons, Robert Henderson and wife Jeanette of Beaufort, MO, Billy Henderson of San Antonio, TX, and Wayne Henderson and wife Mary Ann of Union, MO;eleven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. One brother, Walter Dearing of Union, and five sisters, Florence Marchbank and Mildred Bay, both of Union, Ada, Ahmann, of Washington, MO, Marie Downing of Pacific, MO, and Alice Cahill of St Clair, MO. Sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
After resting in a state at the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, funeral services were held on July 18, 1990 from the First Baptist Church by Rev Edward Gibson. Interment followed in the Midlawn Cemetery at Union, MO.