Joyce Mae Henderson

Born on 09/03/1937

Departed on 01/17/2013

Resided in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Joyce Mae Henderson, 75, a native of King George and longtime Fredericksburg residence, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Carriage Hill Health and Rehab.

Ms. Henderson was a lifelong member of Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She retired from Automatic Rolls of Fredericksburg.

Survivors include her son Tony F. Henderson; two daughters, Peggy Ann Gore and husband Ronnie and Diana P. McCoy and husband Tom; brother Curtis Nicholson; two sisters, Shirley Armstrong and Rosa Peregory and husband Lindsay; two grandchildren, Earl McCoy and Teresa Henderson; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by and her parents, Curtis W. and Mary Elizabeth Bruce Nicholson and her brother, William Nicholson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund 8330 Fletcher’s Chapel Rd., King George, VA 22485.

8 thoughts on Joyce Mae Henderson

  1. Bonny, Gary Whaling & Sons on said:

    Heaven has gotten another Angel! Praise God, she is home now, with our precious dear Heavenly father, other family members and friends that was already there waiting on her. Diane, Peggy and Tony, hold onto all those precious memories and know you will see your Mom and the rest of all of our family again one day! Until that time know your Mom, our Aunt is walking those Golden streets and suffering no more. Just like your Angel down here on earth, she will now be your Angel in heaven watching down on each and everyone of your until God calls us home. Make her proud. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and comfort in your hearts by knowing she is home now and again, hold close to your hearts the precious memories. We may not always see each other but, know we love you all……….

  2. Patricia Finall Burgess on said:

    Peggy, Tony and Diane, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My heart goes out to all of you. I remember that she always welcomed me into your home when we were children, and she always had a quick laugh. I know you will miss her.

  3. Gail Sanders on said:

    Dear Diane and family, I am so sorry to hear of Joyce,s passing, I want you to know she was really special to me at Carriage Hill,we met many times uner the same circumstances, you are in my prayers,I know she is in heaven now and my Mom {Wanda is saying what took you so long?] Love and Prayers to all of you.. Love Gail Sanders and hubby too, also my friend Roberta..

  4. Deborah Coates Rogers on said:

    Peggy, Diane & Tony, you are all in my prayers in your time of grief. Remember all of the good times you shared with your Mom and remember she is always beside you in everything you do.

  5. SIlas & Betty Brown on said:

    Diane and Family we were sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. our condolences and prayers are with all of you.

  6. Beverley Boutwell on said:

    Tony, Diane & Peggy…my prayers are with each of you that God’s comfort and strength be with each of you. My love and prayers are with to each of you.

  7. Kathy Bourne Phillips on said:

    Peggy, Diane, and Tony, I was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I stayed at your house more than mine growing up. Both your parents were very good to me. Your family are part of my most fondest childhood memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you all, God Bless!

  8. Rocky, Donna, Curtis & Collin Garnett on said:

    Peggy, Diane & Tony,
    You all are in our prayers. Aunt Joyce was a sweet lady. Always smiling. We will miss her so much. Her memories will always be in our heart.

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