Margaret Lee Henderson (1929 - 2017)

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Margaret Lee Henderson
1929 - 2017
Margaret Lee Henderson was born to Sidney and Mary Lee Edwards in Joliet, Illinois on
October 21, 1929. She made her transition on September 7, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Margaret was united in holy matrimony to the love of her life, Henry H. Henderson, Jr.
on October 23, 1948. To this union one child was born, Henry H. Henderson III.
Margaret attended Joliet public schools, graduating from Joliet Township High School. After graduation Margaret continued her education by earning an associated degree in business from Cortez Peters Business School in Chicago, Illinois.
Margret enjoyed a career of more than 20 years at Joliet Federal Savings and Loan. She was the first woman of color to enter a management position for the company, being appointed as Assistant Treasurer.
Margaret accepted Christ as an early age, and was a member of Second Baptist Church during her youth and young adult years. She volunteered at many local school and community events during her time in Joliet. She moved to Colorado Springs to assist in the early raising of her grandchildren, and subsequently moved back to Joliet shortly after they reached school age. She moved back to Colorado Springs in 2013 and spent her remaining years with her immediate family there.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother and two sisters.
She leaves to cherish her memories her son Henry H (Gene') Henderson III of Colorado Springs, Colorado, one sister Erma (Robert) Ross of Joliet, Illinois, grandchildren Marcus (Fallon) Henderson of Aurora, Colorado, Aaron (Samantha) Henderson of Peyton, Colorado, great-grandchildren Lilah Rose Dupree Henderson and Henry Allen Henderson IV, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held in Colorado Springs at Angelus Chapel, 1104 S. Circle Drive, from 5-7pm on Friday, September 15, 2017. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9:00 am, Pastor John W. Harris officiating. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

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Published in The Gazette on Sept. 13, 2017