Barbara grew up in Flint, Michigan, and attended Michigan State University. Showing her deep level of care for others, she spent her career as a volunteer for the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, where she began as a member in 1979. Barbara served more than 11,000 hours of service until May 2011, working in many of the areas of the hospital and in chair positions. Most of all, Barbara loved her family and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, John Henderson of the home; a son, Tommy Henderson and wife Mariane of Colorado; her two grandsons, Bryce and Jean-Luc (Luke); a brother, Thomas Ross, a sister, Marilyn Lovegren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in the chapel at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Barbara, memorials may be made to NARMC Auxiliary, 620 N. Main Street, Harrison, Arkansas 72601.