Mrs. Mary Grace Henderson, age 94, of Mansfield passed away February 13, 2012. She was born May 10, 1917 to the late Augustus Frank and Bertha Elder Jones in Mansfield Georgia. Mrs. Henderson was married to Ray McDonald Henderson and together with her husband they owned and operated Henderson Building Supply in Mansfield for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Mrs. Henderson was a longtime member of Mansfield United Methodist Church and an active member of the Mansfield Community her entire life. She was preceded in death by her husband Ray McDonald Henderson, her grandson Hugh White and her granddaughter Frances Hundley Henderson.
Mrs. Henderson is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Grant and Fran Henderson of Halifax, Virginia, daughters and sons-in-laws; Sara and Dennis Carroll of Covington, Hazel and Carl Ratliff of Powder Springs and Linda and Charles Patterson of Oxford. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Henderson will be held Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 2 O'clock at the Mansfield United Methodist Church with Reverend Todd Hilton and Reverend Terry Joyner officiating. Interment will follow at Carmel Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 4pm until 6pm. Those desiring may make donations to the Mansfield United Methodist Church in honor of Mrs. Henderson. J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel, 2157 East Street SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of arrangements. www.harwellfuneralhome.com