Vera Katherine Johnson Sykes

Potter Valley, Mendocino County, California, USA
Death 14 Oct 1993 (aged 85)
Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA
Burial Covelo, Mendocino County, California, USA
Plot N-16-4
Memorial ID 63521210 · View Source
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Vera Katherine Johnson Sykes

Vera Katherine Johnson Sykes was the mother of Ruthie Buell Find A Grave Memorial# 61748910 by a previous marriage although she was raised by Douglas and Vera.

Douglas and Vera were the parents of Donald Douglas Henderson, born 22 Aug 1943 in San Francisco, CA and died in Aug 1992 at Loma Linda, San Bernardino, CA and is supposed to be buried in the Desert Lawn Cemetery there.

Douglas and Vera were divorced and he married Margie STASER in 1969 who survived him. Shirley Reece was Margie's daughter by a previous marriage.

Info by Bonnie (findagrave contributor (#47383572)
Ukiah Daily Journal
17 Oct 1993

Vera K. Henderson

Vera K. Henderson, who grew up in Dos Rios, died Oct. 14, 1993 in Salinas where she had lived with her daughter, Ruth Buell for the last two months. She was 85.

A graveside service will begin 2 p.m. Monday in the Valley View Cemetery on Cemetery Lane if Covelo.

Mrs. Henderson had been living in Winterhaven near Yuma, Arizona for the past six years before becoming ill recently. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and traveling.

In addition to her daughter, she is survived by a brother, Glen Johnson of Dos Rios; sisters Hazel Williams of Dos Rios; Nina Furlong of Nice and Florence Houston of Marysville; three grandchildren, Carolinna Buchholt of Salinas; William Buckholz of Portersville and Mike Buell of Mountain View and four great grandchildren.

The Struve and Laporte Funeral Home in Salinas is handling the arrangements.

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  • Maintained by: Rhonda
  • Originally Created by: Pet Your Kitty
  • Added: 31 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63521210
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