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Henrietta Grant Henderson


NEW BERN - Henrietta Grant Henderson, 80, of 709 B St., New Bern, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Uni-health Care Trent Campus.

She was a native of Sumter, S.C. and resided in New York prior to retiring to New Bern. Her ministries at Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church included serving with the choir, usher and deaconess boards and Community Food Service outreach worker.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Oscar's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Mason, officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

She is survived by her daughter, Henrietta "Shelia" Draughn of the home; one son, Leroy Robinson of Brooklyn, N.Y., and one brother, George Robinson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 14 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the residence. Viewing hours at the mortuary will be from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Online condolences are accepted at

Published in Sun Journal from Aug. 28 to Aug. 31, 2012