Barbara A. Henderson, 85

Barbara A. Henderson

EAST LIVERPOOL — Barbara Ann Henderson, 85, of East Liverpool, went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, June 24, 2017 after a prolonged illness.

Born on June 8, 1932 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Florence (Kell) Webb. She was a 1950 graduate of East Liverpool High School and a member of the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.

Barb married her husband, Ralph, on Jan. 6, 1952, and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. She loved attending two generations of sporting events, involving her children and grandchildren.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents, as well as a sister, Patricia Bryson, and a grandson,William Patrick Henderson.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph F. Henderson, along with three sons, R. Fred (Vicki) Henderson of East Liverpool; Joe (Marian) Henderson of Canton; Bill Henderson, also of Canton; and two daughters, Laury (Tim) Lynch, of East Liverpool; and Robin (Robert) Theiss, also of East Liverpool. There are 11 grandchildren: Fred (Katie) Henderson, Sam (Bridget) Henderson, Kinsey (Alicia) Henderson, Erin (Bryan) Dixon, Katie Henderson (fiance, Joe Curry), Dan (Kayla) Henderson, Julie Henderson, Kyle Lynch, Travis Lynch (fiancee, Brittny Hall), Bobbie Ann Theiss, and Andrew Theiss. In addition, there are 10 adorable great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit at the Dawson Funeral Home on Thursday, where the family will be present from 9 to 11 a.m. Barb’s pastor, Rev. Dr. Vel Vais of Glenmoor Presbyterian Church, will then officiate at a service to be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park, followed by a luncheon for family and friends at the Dawson Family Center.

View Barbara’s memorial webpage and express condolences to the family online at