Originally created 08/08/99

Mrs. Carrie Henderson



SANDERSVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Carrie Mae "Ma Carrie" Henderson died Friday, July 30, 1999, at her residence.

The funeral was at 3 p.m. Saturday at First Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Tracey Wheeler officiating. Burial was in Sandersville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Henderson, a native of Washington County, was a member of First Community Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and watching soap operas.

The family said, "`Ma Carrie' will be remembered for her kind and gentle manner, her sweet smile and soft `hello."'

Survivors include a daughter, Lelia Mae Brooks, Sandersville; an adopted daughter, Frances Henderson; a brother, William Henry Oliphant, Los Angeles; a sister, Hattie Mae Barbery, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild.

L.M. Pierce Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 8, 1999