CHARLOTTE - Emma Jean Henderson, 86, of 8104 Rain Court, passed away July 11, 2013.
She was born in Boiling Springs, daughter of the late Rev. W.E. Abrams, former pastor of Tuckaseege Baptist church and Daisy Stutts Abrams.
She was preceded in death by a sister Marcelle White and a brother Rev. Hoyt Abrams. She was a longtime member of Tuckaseege Baptist Church where she was the pianist for more than 30 years. She attended Mars Hill College and retired from Sandoz Chemical company.
She is survived by her children Melanie Dohm and husband Terry of Columbia, SC, Bruce Henderson and wife Mona of West Virginia, and Kevin Henderson of Charlotte and numerous nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Henderson will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Tuckaseege Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Marlowe, the Rev. Mack Pressley, and the Rev. Dr. Terry C. Dohm officiating.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery in Mount Holly.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly.
Memorials may be made to Tuckaseege Baptist Church, 511 Tuckaseege Road, Mount Holly, NC 28120.
Condolence messages may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.