Aileen Cudd Henderson

Published 3:04 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Aileen Cudd Henderson, 89, of Green Creek; daughter of the late Clint and Eva Cudd, found her way home April 1 after a long illness. 040313-Obit_Henderson

She was a dedicated and devoted sister and mother figure to her five younger siblings after the untimely death of their mother, Eva Lancaster Cudd, at Aileen’s age of 14.  Aileen was predeceased by her husband, Roy D. Henderson. She leaves behind two sisters, Annie Bell Gilbert of Green Creek and Marie Spake of Spartanburg, S.C., as well as five nephews: Lionel Gilbert (Debbie), Ronald Clint Cudd, David Cudd, Leslie Cudd and Mike Spake (Mary Lou).

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dave Locke officiating.

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Burial will follow in the New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery, Green Creek.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1– 1:45 p.m. in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr.  Columbus, NC 28722.

The family will be at the home of Lionel and Debbie Gilbert in Columbus.  An online guest register is available at