The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 26, 2013

Loretta (Webb) Henderson

Published 2-27-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Loretta (Webb) Henderson, 93, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in West Covina, Calif., at Citrus Valley Hospice after a brief illness.

Loretta was born Jan. 3, 1920, in Meno, Okla., and was one of nine children born to William and Willa Webb.

Loretta lived in Enid most of her life and proudly worked outside the home at various jobs including clothes presser, egg separator and candy maker.

She retired as a cook at a local rest home.

Upon the death of her husband, Clifford in 1989, she moved to California to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Bruce Bittle.  

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Henderson, her parents, five brothers and one sister.

She is survived by two sisters, Lucille Phares of Sand Springs, Okla., and Vera Mae Belcher of Tulsa, Okla.; daughter, Betty Bittle of Covina, Calif.; stepson, Gene Henderson of Ponca City, Okla.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Ray Earley officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family is requesting donations be made in her name to Citrus Valley Hospice, 820 N. Phillips Ave., West Covina, CA 91791, in lieu of flowers.

Condolences may be made on line at www.ladusaue vans.com.

(Submitted by family)