A funeral service, celebrating the life of Jean Audrey Henderson, 99, of Thornville, formerly of Mount Perry, was held August 26, 2014, in the chapel of the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service. Audrey was laid to rest next to her husband, Gene in Mount Perry Cemetery.
Audrey died peacefully early August 23, 2014, at her home. She was born in Mt. Perry on October 2, 1914, the daughter of the late Chauncey and Mae (Bare) Mc- Cullough. A long-time resident of Mt. Perry, she retired as the Mt. Perry postmistress. An active member of Mt Perry Presbyterian Church, Audrey played the organ for many years, taught Sunday School and belonged to the Ladies Aid and Missionary Society.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Bland, Charlene Hill and Mark Henderson; her daughter-in-law, Iris Henderson; grandchildren, Lonnie Hill, Leslie Cooper, Luther Hill, Jay and John Henderson, Rob and Rusty Bland, Randy and Bryan Henderson, Erin Stevens, Lorenda Coakley and Tonya Hartzel; 28 greatgrandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Henderson in 1991; her son, James Henderson; brother, Bernard McCullough; and sisters, MaryLou Krofft and Ann McCandlish.
The family prefers that memorials be directed to the Mount Perry Presbyterian Church, 13099 Church St, Mt. Perry, Ohio 43760, in Audrey’s memory.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Henderson family.