Thelma Marie Henderson of South Boston passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at the age of 93.

She was born on Oct. 9, 1927, in Halifax County to the late Walker and Maude McSherry Henderson.

Thelma was a good Christian woman who was known for her chocolate pies and wonderful sense of humor. She was a member at Olive Branch United Methodist Church.

Thelma is survived by her sister, Mildred Solomon; her nephews, Ralph Williams and Leigh Henderson; nieces Carolyn Murray, Sandra Loftis, Susan Brown, Sherry Abbott, Brenda Richie, Donna Shannon and Deanie Pittard. She was also survived by her best friend and cousin, Peggy Ann Murray, and a sister-in-law, Nancy Henderson.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents as well as three sisters and three brothers.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Olive Branch UMC Cemetery with the the Rev. Betty Marshall officiating.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services in South Boston.