December 27, 1954 ~ April 13, 2010
LINDEN, TXFuneral services for Cynthia Henderson, 55, of Linden will be at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 16, 2010 at Linden United Methodist Church with Bro. Mark McClanahan officiating. Burial will be later in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. in Linden. A visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Mrs. Henderson died Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in a Longview hospital. She was born December 27, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas, to Raymond and Dorothy Harris Helferstay. She was an actress, screen writer, and owner of The Purple House Caf and Gift Shop in Linden. Mrs. Henderson was a graduate of Kansas State University, a member of Linden United Methodist Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, a 4-H leader, and active in the community life of Linden. She is survived by her husband, Royce Henderson of Linden; a step-son, Ronald E. Henderson of Houston; her mother, Dorothy Helferstay; one sister, Eleanor Kessler of Wichita, Kansas; and two step grandsons. She was preceded in death by her father and a half sister, Yvonne Holst. Memorials may be made to the Earl and Inez Henderson Scholarship Fund, c/o Amanda Berry, P.O. 1544, Linden, TX 75563.