DONIPHAN - Verna Christine "Kit" Henderson, 81, died April 30, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff.
Born Nov. 9, 1921, in Doniphan, son of the late Bill and Ida Mock Hill, she was a member of the Doniphan Church of Christ and VFW Post 3485 Ladies Auxiliary. She was a salesperson for Montgomery Ward in Poplar Bluff for many years before retiring.
On Aug. 24, 1942, she married Roy Henderson who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1973.
One son, Charles Sid Henderson, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Vicki Henderson and Steve and Carla Henderson of Poplar Bluff and Roy "Pat" and Norita Henderson Jr. of New Haven; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Bob Pulliam of New Madrid, Janis and Linden Kane of Doniphan and Teresa and Patrick Holland of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Dorothy Hill of Eugene, Ore.; and 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan where services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday with Steve Sanders officiating.
Burial will follow in the Doniphan City Cemetery.