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.