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Dorothy Henderson

Aug 9th, 1927 - Jul 18th, 2019

Graveside Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora.


     Dorothy Jean Henderson, age 91, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, July 18, 2019, at Flora Gardens Care Center.

     Dorothy was born August 9, 1927, in Flora, the daughter of Arthur and Ruth (Thomas) Henderson.  She was a member of Heartland Worship Center in Mount Carmel from 1984-2015.  She enjoyed reading the Bible and watching Jimmy Swaggart.

     Dorothy is survived by 3 children:  Glenda (Lester) Banks of Flora, Mike (Ann) Thompson of Coal City, Debra Thompson of Mount Carmel; sisters: Bonnie Christy of Centralia, Barbara Kirby of Sparta, Tennessee, Marilyn (Tom) Prince of Franklin, Tennessee, Doris Murphy of Lacey, Washington; 1 brother: Phillip (Charlene) Henderson of Clay City; 3 grandchildren: Melissa Peters of Coal City, Elizabeth Banks of Flora and Jeramy Banks of Flora; 2 great-grandchildren: Jacob and Rylie Peters of Coal City; as well as several nieces and nephews.

     She is preceded in death by her parents; a son: Monte Henderson; a daughter: Sharon Thompson; 3 brothers-in-law: Jerrell Kirby, Bill Murphy, and Floyd Christy; and stepchildren: Don Thompson, Marilynn Colwell, Betty Sargent, Donna Bailey, and Chuck Thompson.

     A graveside memorial service for Dorothy will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Frank and Bright Funeral Home to help offset expenses.


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Connie and Ben Dicus

July 19th

Rest in peace gramma. We will never forget your love and legacy you left in our family.

Bessie Yarbor

July 20th

She was faithful in attending church at the Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Assembly of God aka Heartland Worship Center. It was a blessing to work with her and Sharon at the Bridges of Hope Food Ministry. Prayers for the family.

Burton Henderson

July 21st

So very sorry for the family’s loss, your all in our thoughts and prayers,

Pat Jones

July 22nd

R.I.P Dorothy Henderson

Debbie Wente, Administrator, Flora Gardens

July 22nd

Thank you so very much for sharing your Mother/Grandmother with us. She was a very special lady with a sense of humor. We all loved her and will miss her very much. The Residents and Staff of Flora Gardens.



Bill and Robin Atwood
Bil & Kay Kitley
Connie and Ben Dicus
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Brian Humphrey
Brandi Holloway
Lynn & Judy Van Dyke
Tiarra Sharp
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
Elizabeth banks
Debra Thompson
pat Jones
Diana Rutland
Doris Murphy
Glenda and Lester Banks
Maria Boose


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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Flora, Illinois 62839

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