Clara Henderson

Monday, June 21, 2010

Clara Jean Henderson, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at her home.

She was born Oct. 21, 1945, in Cape Girardeau to Ralph and Bobbie Williams King. She was married to Bob Anderson, who preceded her in death.

Clara was a hairdresser who also worked in the restaurant business for most of her life. She was of the Baptist faith and had spent her whole life in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include her two sons, Scott Penny and Terry Penny, both of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Phyllis Smith of Cape Girardeau and Lee Anderson of Olive Branch, Ill.; a grandchild, Bailee Penny; and her ex-husband, Floyd Penny.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Kitchen officiating.

Burial will be at Cape Girardeau County Memorial Park.

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Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.