LOUISVILLE - Mrs. Mary Velma Odem Henderson, age 90, died Thursday morning, December 31, 2009, in the Jefferson Hospital. Funeral services will be held 3:00PM Sunday in the Louisville United Methodist Church with Rev. David Hibberts officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in the Louisville City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Greg Hall, Bobby Dollar, Michael Dollar, Jason Henderson, Joe Cox, & Larry Atkins. Mrs. Henderson was born July 16, 1919, in Kite, GA, a daughter of late Charlie & Clara Odom. She was a homemaker and a member of Louisville United Methodist Church. Velma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert W. Henderson, Sr., brothers, Clyde and Wilber Odem, and sisters, Marion Reid and Ruth Davis. She is survived by, son & daughter-in-law, Robert W. (Bob) & Carol Henderson, Jr. of Louisville, daughters & sons-in-law, Marinell H. & Richard Armstrong, of Statesboro, Gwen H. & William Poppell, of Evans, brother in-law, Clarence W. & Betty Jean Henderson, Jr., of Louisville, sister-in-law, Eunice Odem of Savannah, 8 grandchildren, Sydna Williams, Rich Armstrong, Jason Henderson, Shawn Henderson, Jill Hall, Lindsey Mitchell, Michael Dollar, & Bobby Dollar, several nieces, nephews & cosines. The family may be contacted at the home of her son, Bob & Carol Henderson, 1044 Dollar Street, Louisville. In lieu of flowers the family suggests, those desiring, please make memorial contributions to the Louisville United Methodist Church 301 West 7th Street, Louisville, GA 30434 The family will receive friends 6:00PM to 8:00PM Saturday evening, January 2, at the funeral home. You may sign the family's personal guestbook online at www.taylorfhlouisville.com . Taylor Funeral Home 401 West 8th Street, Louisville, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle-January 2, 2010