Cathy Louise Henderson born April 5, 1956 in Clarendon, Arkansas slipped away to her Heavenly home on October 6, 2021. She is proceeded in death by her parents Roy Clifford Henderson Sr and Lois Lindsey Henderson, her parents by love Emmett and Maymie Parker; her brother-in-law Randy Williams (aka law); brother Cliff Henderson Jr. (aka Bubby); great nieces Annabell Jenkins and Madelyn Williams; grandparents Willett and Lucy Lindsey and Roy and Audrey Henderson. Also, Yoyo best feline friend for twenty-two years.
She is survived by sisters Patsy (Jerry) Rains of Little Rock, Arkansas, Nancy Williams of Beebe, Arkansas, Gloria (Keith) Thompson of Southport, Florida, brother Howard (Devona) Caples of Ward, Arkansas, Stepmother Carolyn (Henderson) Ellis of Beebe, Arkansas.
Sisters by love Terry and Benny Weatherford of Beebe, Arkansas, Cindy and Bryce Bruce of Mt. Home, Arkansas, Patty and Jim Anderson of North Carolina, Penny Brinkley of Beebe, Arkansas, Tammy Weaver of Beebe, Arkansas. Also, a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and two great, great nephews.
A special thanks to Wayne Clark (nephew) and Jessica Tilley (neighbor)for all the loving care they have given to Cathy.
Cathy graduated from Beebe High School in 1974 and attended ASU-Beebe for two years while working at Shoney’s and Long John Silvers in North Little Rock. She moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas in 1976 to continue her education at ASU. Cathy graduated in 1979 with a double major in elementary and special education while working at McDonalds. She then moved to Brinkley, Arkansas for her first year of teaching and meet her soon to be best friend Brenda Reed and moved to Jackson, Mississippi with Brenda. She was always a teacher, she might not be teaching in a school, but always teaching. She worked in retail, waited tables and in bars and later worked for Dillards. She loved traveling from state to state for Dillards to Missouri, Illinois and Tennessee only to return to Little Rock and retire from Dillards in 2004.
Cathy never gave birth to a child of her own but helped to raise a houseful of kids. She was stubborn, kind, loving and would give you the shirt off her back but don’t try to take it from her. She loved life and now she can live it to the max in her heavenly home.
Cathy’s celebration of life will be Saturday October 9th at 11:00 AM at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400