February 24, 1906 ~ September 6, 2004
Born in: Cocke Co., TN,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Mary Evelyn Henderson, 98, of 1 Blueberry Hill Road, Asheville, died Monday, September 6, 2004, at her home. Mrs. Henderson was born in Cocke County, TN and was a daughter of the late William R. and DeEtta Sexton Shetley. She was married to Elbert C. Henderson who died in 1989 and she was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are three daughters, Pauline Henderson of Asheville, Juanita Shook and her husband Robert of Winston-Salem and Dorothy Davis of Candler; one brother James H. Shetley and his wife Margaret of Candler; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Sexton, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.