Sherry Lynn Henderson

September 2, 1947June 7, 2011

Sherry Lynn Henderson, 63, of Plano, Texas, died on June 7, 2011.

She was born to Arnold and Geneva Kent on September 2, 1947, in Pratt, Kansas. Sherry was a 1965 graduate of Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas. She lived in Tonganoxie, Kansas for many years and later moved to Plano, Texas, where she married Jerry Henderson on August 6, 1988.

Sherry was a dedicated employee of Arco Oil Company, where she retired. After retirement, she worked part time with friend and Plano patent attorney, Lindsay Scott.

Sherry attended The Reform Church of Plano, where she made many wonderful friends. She enjoyed reading, traveling, painting and decorating. Sherry was extremely passionate about her family and friends, and devoted her time and energy into making sure the unconditional love and support she felt for them was always a presence in their lives.

Sherry is survived by Jerry, her loving husband of 23 years, as well as her oldest son and daughter-in-law, Ross and Wendy Lewallen of Clarksville, Tennessee; and her youngest son, Brock Lewallen, of Plano, Texas. She is also survived by her father, Arnold Kent, of Kansas City, Kansas; her sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Duane Grimes of Olathe, Kansas; her brother and sister-in-law, Kelly and Joyce Kent of Shawnee, Kansas; and her step-brother and wife, Stephen and Susan Butler of Hudson, Ohio.

Sherry was a doting grandmother to three grandchildren; Bailey, Ainsley, and Jude. She was also a wonderful aunt to three nephews, Jeff, Kaleb, and Fletcher; and one niece, Jill; as well as, a great-aunt to one great-nephew, Jameson; and two great-nieces, Kara and Alyssa.

The family invites all of Sherry’s friends to come and celebrate her life with them. The visitation will be on Sunday, June 12th at the Ted Dickey West Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The service will be held at the same location on Monday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m., with a grave side service at 11:30 a.m. Donations may be made in her honor to the Children’s Cancer Fund of America, 2101 West Broadway Suite 103, Columbia, Missouri, 56203-7632.


  • Visitation Sunday, June 12, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 13, 2011

Sherry Lynn Henderson

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June 15, 2011

Jerry, Ross, Brock and family,
Words cannot express how shocked we were to find out about Sherry. She was such a good friend, and a great person to know. Her kindness and thoughtfulness will be deeply missed. We will always have the fondest memories of when you lived next door to us! God Bless you all!

Tony, Pat
Chris Mindy and Carly Johnson
Tonganoxie, Kansas

June 13, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Al - Mary Berroteran

Phil Head

June 12, 2011

You are very much in our thoughts.

Nancy and Jeff Monson

June 11, 2011

Dear Jerry,

We all had some fun times together, didn't we? And now, we'll hold on to those memories to get us through.

We love ya,
Nancy and Jeff

June 10, 2011


I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family.

Richard Smith

Jane & Barry Weinman

June 10, 2011

Jerry, Ross, Brock, & Family,
May your hearts soon be filled with beautiful memories of fun times together as you celebrate Sherry's life.
Our deepest sympathies go out to all of you at this difficult time.