August 18, 1923 - May 24, 2021
D. Elizabeth Henderson, age 97 of Kearney, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at Mother Hull Home in Kearney. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 28, 2021 at Spirit of Life Open Bible Church with Pastors Greg Mast and Kelley Mast officiating. Burial will follow at the Kearney Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 27 at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Mother Hull Staff Enrichment. Horner Lieske McBride and Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. D. Elizabeth (Hardcastle) Henderson was born in Yolo, California on August 18, 1923 to Walter and Ruth (Merkley)Hardcastle. She began studying the violin in the public school program, an instrument she loved and played as long as she could. The family moved to Eugene, Oregon when she was five years old. She attended Eugene Bible College, Oregon where she met her future husband, Arthur W. Henderson. They both played in the orchestra of Lighthouse Temple, the church they attended. Arthur’s offer to carry her violin for her on her way home was refused, at first. However, in 1948, August 11, they were married. They traveled in a musical quartet, after graduation from college. Their first daughter, Geri, was born in Glendale, CA, their second, Marylyn, in San Francisco. They left to become missionaries in Jamaica, WI, in 1954. Kathleen, their third, was born in Montego Bay. They served in Jamaica establishing churches in May Pen and Kingston, and training Jamaican ministers in the Jamaica Open Bible Institute. After 15 years, they were called away to churches in Eugene, OR, Kearney, NE and Everett, WA, serving for a few years in between at Open Bible College in Des Moines, IA, retiring from the pastoral ministry in 1996. They moved to Nebraska to be close to their daughters and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, and her husband in 2009. She is survived by her daughters, Geri Henderson, Hofheim, Germany, Marylyn (Murry Christenson), Grand Island, Nebraska, and Kathleen (Greg Mast) of Kearney, 7 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
D. Elizabeth Henderson, age 97 of Kearney, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at Mother Hull Home in Kearney. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 28, 2021 at Spirit of Life Open Bible Church with Pastors Greg Mast and Kelley Mast... View Obituary & Service Information
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