Thelsie Rachel Henderson, age 87, of Drasco passed away Friday, August 21, 2009, at the White River Health System in Batesville.
Thelsie Rachel Henderson, age 87, of Drasco passed away Friday, August 21, 2009, at the White River Health System in Batesville. Born July 16, 1922, at Drasco, Mrs. Henderson was the daughter of the late James Isaac and Ludy Mae (Cates) Davis.
Mrs. Henderson was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was a member of the Macedonia General Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alvin F. Henderson; her daughter, Estalee Mote; and two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Jason Henderson.
She is survived by her son, James L. Henderson of Batesville; and five grandchildren, Darryl Henderson, Jerry Henderson, Dale Henderson, Terry Mote and Sandra Wildmon; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great, great-grandchild, as well as other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held on August 24 at 4 p.m. in the Macedonia General Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Harlan officiating. Interment followed in the Friendship Cemetery. Pallbearers were Terry Mote, Daryl Henderson, Jerry Henderson, Dale Henderson, Samuel Wildmon, and Baron Wildmon. Honorary Pallbearers were the great grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc