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Maeola Verdell Henderson-Thompkins

March 13, 1934 June 9, 2018
Maeola Verdell Henderson-Thompkins
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Maeola Verdell Henderson-Thompkins, 84

Mrs. Maeola Henderson-Thompkins of Cleveland, OH passed away June 9, 2018. Born to he late Oscar and Idella Grattic-Henderson in Hawthorne, FL, she graduated from Shell High School, Hawthorne, FL. Later attended Florida Normal College, St. Augustine, FL and earned a B A Degree in Education and received her Master's Degree from St. John's College in Cleveland, OH. She's a retired teacher and was honored Teacher of The Year in 1984 in the Cleveland School District.

Preceded in death by her husband, Perry Lee Thompkins; brothers, Lonnie and Nathaniel Henderson, James Jenkins, Oiliac, Warren G., Sr. and the Rev. Carnell C. Henderson, Sr.; sisters, Elmer B. Morris and Margery Jenkins.

Survived by 2 children, Charles Thompkins and Jennifer Valentine (Anthony, Sr.); granddaughters, Kallie and Jenae; grandson, Anthony Jr.; great granddaughter, Kayla; 3 sisters, Marzella McDonald, Emma Clayton of jacksonville, FL and Lillie Mae Williams (Rev. Joseph) of Hawthorne, FL; sister-in-law, Jettie P. Henderson of Hawthorne, FL; and other supportive family members Flora Mae Clayton (Ernest Sr.), Jimmie L. Hutchinson (Chris) and Nadine Brown (Alfred) ; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, Hawthorne, FL, Rev. Carl Gadson, Pastor. Burial will be in Gilgal Cemetery, Hawthorne, FL. Viewing at the church on Saturday 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. No viewing after eulogy. Family will meet at the church 12:45 p.m. Saturday. PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF HAWTHORNE.

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Visitation

Saturday

16

Jun

12:00 PM 6/16/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/16/2018 1:00:00 PM
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

21505 SE 65 Avenue
Hawthorne, FL 32640

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church
21505 SE 65 Avenue Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Jun

1:00 PM 6/16/2018 1:00:00 PM
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

21505 SE 65 Avenue
Hawthorne, FL 32640

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church
21505 SE 65 Avenue Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Gilgal Cemetery Final Resting Place

111 Gilgal Road
Hawthorne , FL 32640

111 Gilgal Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States
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