Mariah Henderson, 91, of Sparkman, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in Rockford, Ill. 

Mariah Henderson, 91, of Sparkman, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in Rockford, Ill.  
She was born Dec. 20, 1920, in Sparkman, daughter of Lonz and Perlie Craig. She was a member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Henderson; two daughters, Eliza Mae Boyland and Alice Malone; five sisters, Arline Gipson, Perline Henderson, Varsacie Craig, Elizabeth Penix and Liela McIntosh; and two brothers, Lenny Craig and Mint Craig.
She leaves to cherish her memories and love three sons, Eugene Henderson of Sparkman, Jimmie Henderson and Hershel Henderson of Rockford, Ill.; five daughters, Elenora Goodwin of Newark, N.J., Joe May Henderson, Jeanette Henderson, Betty Briggs and LaSuhanda Bowman of Rockford, Ill.; one sister, Mae Liza Harrison of Sparkman; 29 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and 46 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Henderson will lie in repose in the funeral home Friday, 2 - 7 p.m. The family will receive other relatives and friends 6 - 7 p.m.
A service of celebration will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Harmony Missionary Baptist Church where the Rev. Harvey Goodwin is the pastor and officiant. The committal service and final resting place will be in  Harmony Cemetery. Services provided by Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
To sign the guest book in memory of Mrs. Henderson, go to  www.funeralsatwilliams.com