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Leona (Suttles) HendersonJuly 26, 1920 ~ June 8, 2017 (age 96)
SPARTANBURG, SC: Leona Suttles Henderson, 96, entered heaven to be with Jesus, June 8, 2017, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. A resident of Clifton, she was the daughter of the late Andy and Maggie Thomason Suttles and wife of the late Raymond Henderson.
A homemaker and mother, she was devoted to her family, her church, and her neighborhood. She was a member of Clifton Second Baptist Church where she was a long-time nursery worker, and was formerly a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She had the gift of offering special love to children.
Survivors include four children: Doris (Johnny) Johnston of Spartanburg, Charles (Sue) Henderson of Spartanburg, Polly (Mike) Hembree of Gaffney, James (Kay) Henderson of Spartanburg and daughter-in-law, Susie Henderson of Clifton; a sister, Elsie Wright of Cowpens; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Fred Henderson, four sisters and four brothers.
Graveside service will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 10, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Gerald Burnett and Rev. Michael Stubblefield officiating. The family will receive friends in the cemetery after the service.
Memorials may be made to Clifton Second Baptist Church, 5045 Clifton-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC, 29307.
The family will be at their respective homes.