Frances Henderson

May 18, 1938 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Frances Henderson Obituary

Frances Henderson, age 85, passed away November 25, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. She was a 1956 graduate of Agricola High School. She retired as Lt. from the Depart. of Corrections. She was a talented painter and greatly enjoyed fishing in several favorite spots and ‘honey holes.’ She was a member of Hurley church of Christ and a faithful servant of the Lord. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend to many. Her witty personality and loving spirit will be dearly missed.                         

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Henderson; great grandchild, William Blake Henderson; son-in-law, Walter Grady; parents, Russell Johnson and Frances Jeanette Beesley Tillman; sisters, Barbra Maxwell, Sarah Nell Mabry, and Hilda Swenson; her children’s father, Arthur “Gene” Henderson.             

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Michael (Kim) Henderson, Regina (Jack) Tonn, Laurie Grady, and Sherrlyn Welch; grandchildren, Nicole Henderson, Mallory Henderson, Jennifer (Brent) Cochran, Kyle (Lauren) Newton, John David (Cassidy) Newton, Kayla (Shawn) Jones, Karrie (Aron) Hight, Kisa (John) Luther, Kassondra (Fransisco) Camargo, Neilly (Jared) Skipper, Matthew Grady, Michael (Tricha) Henderson, Joshua (Holly) Welch, and Cayce Welch; 27 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Ellen (Carlton) Higginbotham and Karen Tillman Fioranelli; close cousins John and Judy Braden; numerous other relatives and friends.          

The Visitation will be Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Moments Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, November 30, 2023 beginning at 10:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Barton Cemetery. Pallbearers include Kyle Newton, John David Newton, Matthew Grady, Cayce Welch, Michael Henderson, and Brent Cochran.          

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Hurley Church of Christ or your favorite charity.

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November 29, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

Funeral Service
November 30, 2023

10:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452


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