Gail Lynn Neely Henderson

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Gail Lynn Neely Henderson, age 74, of Piggott, Ark., passed from this life on December 3, 2013, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Gail was born in Greenway, Ark., on October 19, 1939, to James Cleaon and Helen Claire Neely.

She was united in marriage to Joe Henderson in Holly Springs, Miss., on Nov. 29, 1958. This union was blessed by three children, Joseph Cleaon Henderson, Jennifer Lynn Henderson McPherson, and James Dewey Henderson.

Gail is survived by her husband, Joe; son, Joseph C. Henderson (Joanna) of Piggott, Ark.; daughter, Jennifer McPherson (David) of Piggott, Ark.; sister, Cathy McNabb (Bill) of Piggott, Ark.; grandchildren: Lauren Henderson, Ian Henderson, Zane Henderson, Chaz Perez (Nicole), Nina Perez, Rusty McPherson, Matthew McPherson (Kylie) and Brady McPherson and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleaon and Helen Jewell Neely; son James and granddaughter, Angelic Perez.

Gail worked at Piggott State Bank for 39 years. She was a graduate of Piggott High School. She loved the Dallas Cowboys and watching hummingbirds at her feeders.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Carrens officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott. Pallbearers are Ian Henderson, Zane Henderson, Brady McPherson, Matthew McPherson, Rusty McPherson, Kylie McPherson and Chaz Perez. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

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