Velva R. Henderson, 92, Herrick

Velva R. Henderson, 92, of Herrick, died at 10:06 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2011, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Wallace-Carroll Funeral Home in Herrick, with the Rev. Kent Denton officiating. Burial will be in Buchanan Cemetery in Bowling Green Township, Fayette County. Visitation will be held an hour before services on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Henderson was born on Monday, Oct. 14, 1918, in Bowling Green Township in Fayette County, the daughter of James Ozrow and Florence Elizabeth Childress Beck. She married Kenneth P. Henderson on April 1, 1940, in St. Charles, Mo.; he died on Feb. 27, 2003.
She is survived by a son, Roger Henderson and his wife Tamara of Elder, S.D.; and daughter, Betty and her husband Gary Smotherman of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

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