Peggy Rising Henderson

Published 3:36 pm Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Peggy Rising Henderson, 91, passed away of natural causes on Mother’s Day morning at her daughter’s home in Galveston, Texas.

Peggy Rising Henderson

Born in Port Arthur, Peggy was a 1945 graduate of St. James High School and of Baptist Hospital Nursing School.

She was an RN at St. Mary Hospital for many years, and was a Eucharistic Minister for St. James Church.

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Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Tom, and her son, Lynn.

Survivors include: daughter, Lodie Massey and son-in-law, Jack Massey, son Glen Henderson; grandchildren, Jessica and Todd Holt, Beau and Meagan Bunce, TJ and Kayla Henderson, Starsha Henderson, and Christina Worthington; great grandchildren Jackson, Masen, Hunter, Colton, Ashley, Bradley, and Scott and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 11:30 AM till 1:45 PM with graveside services to follow at 2:00 PM in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials in Peggy’s name may be made to St. James Church or Hospice Care Team (