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Frances Jenkins Henderson

Frances Jenkins Henderson
  • February 10, 1927 - September 27, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • The French Protestant Huguenot Church
    44 Queen Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • The Powder Magazine
    79 Cumberland Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Joe and I send our deepest sympathy. I treasured my years assisting her with Christmas and Easter flowers at The Huguenot Church. Her dedication to...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Stoney - Family Friend

“France's please let your family know that I am thinking of ya"ll she was a good friend. GRace Smith, Mrs Roy McBee Smith. SPartanburg ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“To My Loving Aunt Frances and Her family,You were always such a great Aunt to me and my Brothers!I remember when we went to New Jersey to visit you...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: sparky Witte - mt pleasant, SC

“Dan and family,I was truly sorry to hear about Francis's passing. She was a dear friend to mom and will always be remembered fondly. She was always a...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dan~ I'm Sad To Hear This.. I Wish You & Your Family Well..... ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Derryl (Huskey) Powell - FL

“Dan, I am Linda Witte's sister. I was with your mother a couple of times and always found her to be a lovely lady. I pray that you and your family...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Breslin - Sanford, FL

“Dan. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Sending love and prayers to you and yours at this sad time. Thinking of you and your entire family ❤ ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Meyerson Kleiman - SC

“Please accept our condolences! We will praying for you all! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carol RIDDELL - SC - Friend

Frances Jenkins Henderson, 90, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, widow of Dan T. Henderson, Sr. entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Her memorial service will be held Monday, October 2, 2017 in the French Protestant Huguenot Church, 136 Church Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends and relatives at the home of her daughter on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Frances was born February 10, 1927 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Claudius Bissell Jenkins, Jr. and Jeannie Hyde Jenkins. She was a graduate of Ashley Hall and Greenbrier College. Frances was a member of the Junior League of Charleston, The Huguenot Society of SC, the Ladies Benevolent Society and The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina where she was a retired Administrator. She was also a member of First Scotts Presbyterian Church and the French Protestant Huguenot Church, where she served as a docent.

Frances is survived by her daughter, Frances Henderson Ford (Frank) of Charleston, SC; sons: Dan T. Henderson, Jr. of Charleston, SC and Thomas G. Henderson of Mount Pleasant, SC; five grandchildren: Cordes Ford, Meghan Norvell, Drue Ford, Lucas Ford and Thomas G. Henderson, Jr. and seven great-grandchildren: Nathaniel Ford, Eliza Ford, Cecilia Ford, Simon Ford, Henson Norvell, Ford Norvell and Louden Norvell.

The family would like to thank the entire staff of Franke at Seaside and East Cooper Medical Center and a very special thank you to the Horlbeck Family.

Memorials may be made to The French Protestant Huguenot Church, 44 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401 and/or to The Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC 29401.