Mary Taylor Henderson

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Mary T. Henderson was born on February 28, 1949. To the parents of Willie Mae and John Rash. Mary received her wings on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 2:28 am.

Mary worked in customer service most of her life and women of many talents. She loved Sewing, baking (oh how good her 7up cake were). She loved going to bingo and watching her favorite show Charmed.

Spending time with her family was the high light of her life from birthdays, holidays and barbecues. Mary loved her family a lot, she just showed it in her own way. She had a very outgoing spirit everyone that knew her knew her favorite gesture (flipping you the bird) that’s how you knew she loved you.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents John and Willie Mae Rash; her sisters Deborah Thornton, Vedetta Rash, Juanita Cummings.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Scott E Henderson II; children, Dewayne (Penny) Rash, Yvonne Byers, Patricia Byers, Tawana (Tamaul) Boston, Tess Byers, Tifany Byers, Angelo (Jamila) Byers and Sacoya (Rashawn) Gilliam; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; along with siblings: Sandra Watkins, Robert Rash, Jacquline Rash, Delores (richard) Richardson George Rash nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Mary was loved by many and hated by none. We will miss her dearly, but we will always have our memories of her.

Visitation 9:30 AM and Funeral Service 10:30 AM Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery. To stream the service, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Henderson Family, visit

Condolence Messages

  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. May God comfort you through his word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thinking of you all.

  2. Lydia Kemerling Back

    Mary was a wonderful and fun loving lady. Her daughter, Sacoya was a co worker of ours and we always enjoyed talking to Mary when she would come into our store or if we had a store bowling party. Prayers to the family from Lydia Kemerling Back and Pamela Grueber.

  3. Lydia Kemerling Back

    Mary was a wonderful and fun loving lady. Her daughter, Sacoya worked with us and we always enjoyed talking to Mary when she stopped in our store or we had a company bowling party. Our prayers are with the family. Lydia Kemerling Back and Pamela Grueber.

  4. Justine Giles Lane

    My prayers and condolences to Mary’s entire family and all who loved. May God keep you strengthen during your time of sadness.

  5. My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you all at this difficult time.

    God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalms 46:1

  6. The Brown Family

    Family, we extend our heartfelt condolences and our prayers that God will continue to strengthen and keep you during these difficult days. May the peace of God, which passeth all understanding keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus today and in the days to come.

    Brown Family

  7. Darlene Bagley Kent

    I have known Mary since we were friends in WV , we lived next door for ever and spend weekend at the Rash house My mom and Ms. Wille Mae were best friends until the day she passed. I saw Mary at her Moms wake and funeral. The family has our deepest condolence’s

  8. Michelle Burnett

    The Burnett family wishes to express our sincere sympathy to the family. We all grew up together in Turnhole, W Va. Our prayers will always be with you all. Peace & Love to you….Claudette, Michelle & Margo

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