Barbara A. Henderson precious mother
Barbara A Henderson (Rags 80, of Tacoma WA. Passed away on Thursday October 22nd, 2020 comfortably among family and friends. Barbara was born November 23, 1939 in Grandfield, OK to Willie and Viola (Walker) Rollins. Barbara was the 7th of 16 children being part of a large family taught Barbara selflessness. Barbara relocated to Tacoma Washington in 1969 in search of a cooler climate that she could call home. Barbara was a wonderful mother, nurturer, teacher and friend. She often opened her doors to share a meal or entertain. Mama always had a smile on her face. An avid fisher woman her love for crappie, blue gill, and catfish took her many places like Long Lake, Bay Lake and Silver Lake where she spent countless hours with many friends. Barbara enjoyed being a foster parent her ability to tell you what you were about to do before you did it was always on point. Her open mindedness and honesty made her stand out. She could be quite funny at times always making somebody crack up.
Barbara leaves behind 3 brothers, Melvin Rollins of Tacoma, WA; Robert (Erma) Rollins of Round Rock, TX; and Jerry Rollins of Killeen, TX. She leaves behind 4 sisters Fay Carter, of Tacoma; Helen Faulkner of Tacoma; Rosella Rollins of Killeen, TX; and Annie Vaughn of Salt Lake City, Utah. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents Willie and Viola Rollins, her daughters Veronica Connally and Keirra Henderson her siblings Willie Rollins (Sonny), Louis Rollins (Crip), David Rollins (Deek), Charles Rollins (EC) and Larry Rollins( Bird) Elnora Rollins, Yvonne Rollins, Mary Rollins, and Geraldine David Barbara is survived by her children Londell Henderson, Jeff and Rhonda Gilford Carla Williams, Sam Henderson, Bryxxs Henderson and Danique Henderson all of Tacoma. Deidre (Brian) Gilford of Westport and Peter Henderson of Spanaway. Barbara leaves behind many grandchildren great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren a host of nieces and nephews and many many friends.
11am Friday, October 30, 2020
Oasis of Hope
1937 S G St, Tacoma, WA 98405
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