BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Gwendolyn (Gwen) Henderson, 90, of Bowling Green, KY passed away at 12:03 pm, Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bowling Green.
The Butler County native was born, June 18, 1922, a daughter of the late Forrest and Eclie Gidcumb Akin. She was the wife of the late A. D. Henderson, and was also preceded in death by three brothers, Loy G., Glen H., and Clay D. Akin.
She was an employee of the former Pushins Department Store for more than 30 years. She was a graduate of Morgantown High School and an active member of Broadway United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher, was very involved in the United Methodist Women and was a member of the Triple L (Adult Seniors Group).
Survivors include one son, Vaughn S. Henderson and his wife Pam of Colfax, NC; one brother, Troy Akin of Bowling Green; one sister, Mary Ruth Barks of Bowling Green; one grandson, Vaughn Stephen Henderson, II of Thomasville, NC; two granddaughters, Shawn Marie Bryant of Pinnacle, NC and Michelle Jones of Kernersville, NC; four great grandsons, Colby and Cameron Jones, Stone Henderson and Tyler Bryant; two great granddaughters, Kimberly Bryant and Carly Jones; several nieces and nephews
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home with burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home.
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