Mary Lee Henderson

Mary Lee Henderson
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Cumberland — Mary Lee (Chaplin) Henderson, 83, of Stephens Way died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Eugene D. Henderson.

Born in Newberry, South Carolina, daughter of the late Alberta Chaplin.

Mary worked for Finkelstein’s for several years and AT Cross prior to retiring.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Most of all she was a very spiritual person who was very active in her religion and church.

She was a member of St. James Baptist Church where she was former President of the Senior Choir, Usher Board Member, Pastor’s Aide Society, and the Alberta Chaplin Missionary Society. She was also a member of the Essence Club and Eastern Star.

She is survived by one son Carnell Henderson and his wife Jesuina of Cumberland, one daughter, Cynthia Henderson of Woonsocket. Five grandchildren; Justi Armstrong, Mekhi, Zhamaine, Ciell and Carnell Henderson.

She was also the mother of the late Gregory and Curtis Henderson and sister of the late Theodore and Fletcher Chaplin.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11 AM in St. James Baptist Church, 340 South Main St. Woonsocket, RI. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery Wrentham Rd, Cumberland, RI. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Friday, July 27, 2018 from 4-7 PM in St James Baptist Church 340 South Main ST. Woonsocket, RI. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895.


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Carnell and Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Although I didn’t know her well,it was obvious that her bright light shined to all in her welcoming smile.I remember,as a child, meeting her at St.James with Miss Dot. They were women who let Jesus’ light and love shine through them. Mrs. H will be missed by all those whose lives she touched over the years.

  –Anne-Marie Ferrenti (2018/07/26)

Fly high sweet angel. I feel blessed to have known such a sweet woman as Ms Mary, working side by side at many church functions, I learned lessons I shall carry forever in my heart. Prayers of comfort to the family.  Kathy Pina

  –Kathleen Pina (2018/07/24)

Mrs. Henderson, you did well on this side of Jordan. I have known Mrs. Henderson for 16 years and she was a light to my eyes and my soul. Rest in PEACE; job well done!! Mrs. Henderson as you are with our Father in Glory and Paradise!! Cynthia and Carnell, I pray that our Father in Heaven be your comforter in this time of grief.

                      Sincerely With Love,
                      Stephen B. Bryant
                      Tifton, Georgia

  –Stephen Bryant (2018/07/23)

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