Patricia ìPatî G. Henderson, 71, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 after a period of declining health.
Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Learlean Gibbs. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie Gibbs.
Pat lived in Henderson County most of her life and retired from GE. She was a familiar face to many during her years at the Dixie diner and the family thanks the staff and patrons for their kindness and support. She was a longtime volunteer with Mainstay and a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church.
Pat is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles Richard Henderson of Hendersonville; three children, Kerry Spachman and husband, Jim, of Hendersonville; Debra Henderson of Charlotte; and Ross Henderson of Hendersonville; brothers and sisters, Lib Giza and husband, Ron, of Charleston, SC; Bill Gibbs and wife, Minnie Jean; Judy Walden, all of Hendersonville; Susie Miller and husband, Jim, of Charleston, SC; Tommy Gibbs and wife, Dorothy, of Ft. Myers, FL; Vickey Kline of Guthrie, OK; Barbara Gibbs of Tampa, FL; and Jeff Gibbs and wife, Julie, of Ft. Myers, FL; grandchildren, Jordan Berger and husband, Tyler, of Fletcher, William Totten of Winston-Salem, McKenna Spachman and Jarrett Spachman of Hendersonville; great-grandchildren, Caleb Berger of Fletcher and great-grandson due in April; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, November 23, 2013 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8 PM Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
The family wishes to offer special thanks to the staff at Regency Hospital of Greenville, SC.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. James Caserio for his time, compassion and dedication.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 514 Daniels St., #109, Raleigh, NC 27605, and/or the COPD Foundation ( www.copdfoundation.org ) .
Words are inadequate to describe how much she will be missed. She was an amazingly generous wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and ësisterlyí.
I have a very heavy heart for the Loss of Pat..So sorry Kerry, Richard and family for your Loss..God Bless
I have a very heavy heart for the Loss of pat..So sooy Kerry, Richard and family for your Loss..God Bless
As a friend of Debra and her husband, John Totten, I wish to express my deepest sympathy to the Henderson family. my thoughts are prayers are with you at this time.
With a very heart..So sorry for your Loss.
Bill and Minnie, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to all the family during this difficult time . Tommy& Sharon King
So sorry for your loss, I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
A wonderful lovely lady with a heart that was always giving. God Bless
I have not seen Pat in awhile but hated to hear she was sick and suffering. maybe she is at peace.God Bless the whole family. I am Minnie Jeans sister.We usually saw Pat at family gatherings at Bill and Minnie. we had some good visits. she will be missed.
So sorry for your loss.My deepest sympathy to all the family. Ricky Hylemon