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E. Henderson, 85, of Lincoln, died Thursday, April 16, 2009,
surrounded by the love of her family.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Holland Barry and Bennett
Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at
Lincoln Christian Church, with David Upchurch officiating.
Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery.
Henderson was owner and operator of Vera's Beauty
She was born Jan. 21, 1924, in Mulberry Grove to
Charles (and Pat) Martin and Roxie (and Neely)
Martin. She married Marion Henderson on March 28,
1943, in Abilene, Texas. Together they shared many
years of marriage and ministry while raising three
She is survived by her husband, "Doc," of
Lincoln; three daughters, Jane Vincent of Lincoln,
Jill (and Dan) Thornton of Auburn and Judy (and
Todd) Givan of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Chad
Givan of Springfield, Kallie (and Beau) Truelove of
Chrisman, Clint Thornton of Auburn, Dusty Givan of
Lincoln, Cole (and Megan) Thornton of Macomb and
Kade Vincent of Lincoln; five great-grandchildren,
Kamdon, Karson and Kalvin Truelove of Chrisman,
Maria Givan of Lincoln, and Jackson Thornton of
Macomb; one sister, Mary (and Russ) Bone of El Paso,
Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack
She was a longtime member of Lincoln Christian
Church and active at South Fork Church of Christ.
She was an active volunteer at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital, The Christian Village and the
Memorial donations may be made to the Henderson
Chair at Lincoln Christian College and Seminary or
to Memorial Home Hospice and will be accepted at the
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