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In Memory of

Mary R. Henderson

May 13, 1921 - March 27, 2015

Obituary


Mary Ruth Henderson, 93, of Fulton, Missouri passed away at Fulton Manor on March 27, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. Burial will follow in Callaway Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Mary was born May 13, 1921 in Hams Prairie, Missouri to Benjamin and Hattie Kemp Wickell. She married Ernest Ray Mirts and they raised five children and he preceded her in death. She later married Harry...

Mary Ruth Henderson, 93, of Fulton, Missouri passed away at Fulton Manor on March 27, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. Burial will follow in Callaway Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Mary was born May 13, 1921 in Hams Prairie, Missouri to Benjamin and Hattie Kemp Wickell. She married Ernest Ray Mirts and they raised five children and he preceded her in death. She later married Harry L. Henderson and he preceded her in death. Her siblings, Henry, Louis, Kenneth, Joseph and Donald Wickell, Alice Mosley and Edith McAtee also preceded her in death.

Mary retired from the Fulton State Hospital after working there for 14 years. She then traveled the southwest area of the United States with Harry before coming back to Missouri and working as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Columbia, Missouri.

She was an excellent seamstress and she also enjoyed doing genealogy and learning about her family's history. Mary loved to travel and was a member of a C.B. radio group. She also liked to shop for antiques and collectibles.

Mary will be lovingly remembered by her children, Lois Scott of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Bonnie Whitehurse of Boonville, Missouri, Gary Mirts of Jefferson City, Missouri, Phyllis Miller of Fulton and Janet Payne of Columbia, Missouri; ten grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.