Charlene Henderson, 65, of Blythe, California passed on Monday, November 5, 2012. She was born to John and Irma Lee Smith on January 23, 1947 in Meridian, Oklahoma. She married Jimmie Henderson in 1964 and they resided in Blythe, California. They had 47 wonderful years together.
Charlene loved to laugh and be with her children. She also enjoyed sewing and spending time with her grandchildren. She worked for Jack Schuringa for over 20 years at Blythe Valley Laundry. She was an active member of her church. Charlene was a kind-hearted person who was always willing to help others.
Charlene was preceded in death by her father, John Smith.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Henderson of Blythe; her six children, Virda Henderson of El Cajon, CA, Richard Henderson of Blythe, Stella Henderson of Blythe, Stefanie Anderson of Hemet, CA, Marietta Henderson of Blythe and Tina Henderson of Blythe. She is also survived by two brothers and six sisters, John Smith Jr. of Blythe, Margaret Thompson of St. Merry, GA, Ruby Cordova of Blythe, Lorene Parker of Los Angeles, CA, Evelyn Smith of Blythe, Jerry Smith of Blythe, Sherri Hatchett of Temecula, CA, and Teresa Smith of Blythe; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 8th from 5-8:00 pm at Frye Chapel. Funeral service will be Friday, Nov. 9th at 11:00 am also at Frye Chapel with interment following at Palo Verde Cemetery.