Mable Claire Henderson passed away on January 24, 2017 in Houston, Texas at the age of 92.  She was born on August 2, 1924 in Marked Tree Arkansas to John Henry George and Bonnie Ruth Peden George.  She grew up in Kemper County Mississippi where she graduated from DeKalb High School.  

In 1948, Mable Claire married L.D. Henderson, Jr. and together they had a son, Luther and a daughter, Teresa.

Mable Claire graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Houston with a Master’s degree in administration.

Survivors include her husband of almost 69 years, L.D. Henderson, Jr., son Luther Henderson and wife, Catherine, daughter Teresa Cunningham and husband Terry.  She is also survived by grand-daughter, Olivia Henderson Kirklin and husband, John, grandson DeWayne Henderson, grand-daughter Claire Cunningham and grandson John Henderson.

Visitation will be at Waltrip Funeral Directors, 1415 Campbell Road, Houston, TX  77055 on Monday, January 30th from 6-8 PM.  Memorial service at Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 8300 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX  77024 on January 31st at 2:30 PM.