Mary Lou White Henderson Akin
Mary Lou White Henderson Akin, 85, of McGehee passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Mary Lou was born in Drew County on August 24, 1933 to the late Virgil Levi and Velma Glennon White.
She was a foster grandparent, a McGehee Hospital Auxiliary volunteer and was a member of the Presbyterian Women’s Association. Mary Lou was a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church of McGehee.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her sons, Ricky Don (Sandy) Henderson of Columbia, Mo., and Randy Joe Henderson and Ronny Wayne (Sara) Henderson, both of McGehee; her daughter, Karen Jane (Dan) Latch of Heber Springs; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 16th Section Cemetery in Drew County, with Rev. Charles Graham officiating. A Celebration of Life service followed at First Presbyterian Church of McGehee, with Rev. Eddie Holt officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, P.O. Box 495, McGehee 71654. Arrangements were by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service of McGehee. Online guestbook: www.griffinculpepper.com.