Gertrude D. Henderson

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 2, 2007

UNION MILLS, N.C.—Gertrude I. Dundalow Henderson, died Oct. 30, 2007, at her residence.

Born in Southampton County, she was a daughter of John S. Dundalow Sr. and Mattie Rainey Dundalow.

Mrs. Henderson retired from Nachman’s Department Store, Newport News, after 35 years, and was a member of Riverside Baptist Church, Newport News.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lucy Brisco and twin Grace White; and a brother, John S. Dundalow Jr.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Herbert Henderson; her beloved cat, Grady of the home; a brother, Kelly Dundalow of Chesterfield; nieces, Charlotte White of Portsmouth, Linda Harrington of Suffolk and Becky Friench of Richmond; sister-in-law, Doris Dundalow of Burlington, N.C.; grand-nieces and -nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Crowes Funeral Chapel, Rutherfordton, N.C., with the Rev. Steve Mills officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Interment will follow in Lewis Memorial Park, Beaverdam Road, Ashevile, N.C., at 1:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forrest City, NC 28043.