Linda Henderson Hembree

Monday, January 2, 1950 - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A Selfless and Loving Woman

Photo of Linda Henderson Hembree  - 1950-2019

Canton- Linda Henderson Hembree, age 69, passed away peacefully at home with her daughters by her side on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

Linda was born January 2nd, 1950 to the late Hubert Henderson and the late Carrie Ball Henderson. A native of Haywood County, NC, she had resided most of her life in Salem, SC before making her home in Canton, NC in 2018.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, James “Jack” Hembree; a son, Michael Hembree; an infant grandson, Robert James Hunter; three brothers, Roy and Bobby Henderson, and James who passed away as an infant.

Mrs. Hembree was a dedicated homemaker and devoted her entire life to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She has been an example for each of us to follow and we have been taught many life lessons by having her as our mother. “We are each who we are because of her.” We give thanks for the life she lived and the blessings she brought to each of us.

She is survived by two sons, Burton Hembree (Renée Lewis), and Allen Hembree both of Salem, SC; two daughters, Debora Henson (Roger) of Canton, NC, and Tammy Crenshaw (Sammy) of Salem, SC; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren blessings on the way. Also surviving is a brother, A.J. Henderson (Joyce) of Townville, SC; and a sister, Rebecca Adams (George) of Seneca, SC.

Visitation will be held at Crawford / Ray Funeral Home in Canton, NC from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2019. The funeral will be held at Mt. Carmel #2 Baptist Church in Salem, SC, of which she was a member, at 3:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2019. Pastor Frankie Porter will be officiating. The family will also be receiving friends at the church 1 hour prior to the funeral service.

The Hembree family would like to extend a special thanks and appreciation to Haywood Hospice and Palliative Care and their wonderful nurses and staff for the special care they gave our mother.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Hembree family.

Condolences from family and friends

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We are saddened and yet relieved that our Neice is no longer in pain and free from all the burdens she carried for her family for many years. today she is at home with Jesus and her husband Jack and her precious son Michael..we look forward to the time when we can join her again .Until then we will hold close the memories of her beautiful face and voice . Linda, you are at home!
McClellan and Doris Ball
We are so sorry for your loss. Linda was a sweet lady and was really good about calling Mother after Daddy passed away. They were all such good friends and now they are all resting in the arms of Jesus. We will be praying for you.
Kenneth and Gayle Duncan
So sorry for your loss. Linda was my friend from Fines Creek. Prayers for the family.
Bonita Swanger
Aunt Linda will be missed, I haven't seen her in many years, but know she would have welcomed me and my family with open arms. My condolences to her entire family. She will be missed. Looking at her picture reminded me so much of looking at her sister (Rebecca Adams). May she be in heaven with her sparkling wings. If there is anything I can do for the family, please don't hesitate to ask. Rest in peace my great Aunt Linda. You are already loved and missed by all of your family and friends.
Dana Ford Norris and Family