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Mrs. Catherine Henderson, 90, of Campbellsville, KY died Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at her residence. 

Catherine was affectionately called Ms. Catherine by most that knew her. She began life's journey on March 8, 1929 in Matthews, Virginia. Her parents William "Ernest" and Katie Belle (Billups) Gwynn had five children, she was the youngest. Her parents and siblings: James Lindwood Gwynn, Marion Harding, William "Victor" Gwynn and Frances "Ophelia" Gwynn all proceeded in her death. Catherine told many stories about being a member of First Baptist Church of Matthews as a youth; she was known for her curious and adventurous spirit.

After graduating High School , she traveled to Philadelphia to begin a new venture. Later Catherine met and married William Henderson; the remained in union for over fifty years. Always open to new challenges she returned to school in her forties to pursue her LPN degree. She worked as a Practical Nurse at the Philadelphia General Hospital/Prison facility, Saunders House and Bryn Mawr Rehab Center until her retirement. After retiring Ms. Catherine moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina; a daring feat for a woman in her seventies and became a member of Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church.

When Catherine was in her eighties she again journeyed one more time to Campbellsville, Kentucky with her son-in-law, daughter and granddaughter. In Kentucky, Catherine became a member of First Baptist Church Campbellsville. On April 2, 2019 Ms. Catherine made her final journey home to be with the Lord. 

Catherine was proceeded in death by her loving husband William Henderson and their children Donald Lewis, William Henderson and Pamela Henderson. 

She leaves to mourn her, children Doris Austin (Ceaser), Grace Sanders (Artie), Darlene Moody (Preston), Vanessa H Taylor (Earl), Tyron Henderson (Carol), 14 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren, 5 Great Great Grandchildren, and special nephews and nieces. Ms. Catherine has many friends and family members that always remainder dear to her heart to include Edward and Mary Shelton and Marlene Deshields. 

Always known for giving advice (whether solicited or not); she only wanted the Best for anyone that crossed her path in life's journey. 

Ms. Catherine was truly a Champion for the Underdog. 

Funeral will be held at 4:00 P.M. Sunday, April 7, 2019 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Montel Richardson officiating.

Burial will be held at 11:30 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Rolling Green Memorial Park in West Chester, PA. 

Visitation will begin at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the church.

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  • Thursday, April 4, 2019
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  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is too much for us to handle alone. Our loving Heavenly Father promises to help you through this difficult time. “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; he saves those who are crushed in spirit”. —Psalms 34:18, 19.
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