Kathryn Lynn Henderson

August 31, 1953December 17, 2018

Kathryn Lynn “Sam” Henderson, age 65, of Hickory, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 17, 2018, at her residence. Born August 31, 1953, in Catawba County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Robert Scott Henderson and Mary Helen Perry Henderson.

Sam was currently employed by Signature Seating in Hickory, NC, where she had worked for many years. She enjoyed playing cards, golf and spending time with family and friends. Sam’s family described her by saying “she would give you the shirt off of her back”.

Survivors include her son, Adam Shane Henderson of Hickory, NC; her twin sister, Marilyn Henderson Buss of Conover, NC; brothers, Terry Henderson of Raleigh, NC, and Scott Henderson of Alberta, Canada; grandson, Cody Henderson; nieces, Trudy Watson Farley of Hickory, NC, and Amy Marie Uribe Chavez of Conover, NC; great-nieces and great-nephews, Nicholas Robinson, Hannah Triplett, Ava Uribe Chavez, Juliana Farley, and Michael Uribe Chavez; and her many friends at Gas Lite and Signature Seating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the residence of her niece Amy (4645 Charlotte St., Conover, NC, 28613) between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM on Sunday, December 23, 2018.

Condolences may be sent to Sam’s family at

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Humane Society of Catawba County, 3224 20th Ave. SE, Hickory, NC, 28602.

The Henderson family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Hickory, NC.


Kathryn Lynn Henderson

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