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Viola Faye Henderson

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Loving wife, mother and grandmother
Viola Faye Henderson, 88, of Alamogordo, passed away Friday, Jan.16, 2009, at Mountain View Medical Center in Las Cruces.
Mrs. Henderson was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Shay, Okla., to Eastman and Rosalie Chloe (Nesbitt) Burris. She was a longtime Alamogordo resident and was a member of the Boles Acres Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Russell Henderson, of the family home; a daughter, RoseMary Crain; three grandchildren, Curtis Holder, Cheryl Harris and Paul Dalton Holder III; four great-grandchildren, Rebecca, Matthew, Ashley and Elijah, and four great-great-grandchildren, all of Alamogordo; and a sister, Juanita Qualls.
Private memorial services will be held at a future date.
The Henderson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral arrangements. Cremation will take place locally at PCS.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 21 to Feb. 4, 2009
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