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Mrs. Irabelle Henderson

August 8, 1915 ~ April 6, 2016 (age 100)

Irabelle Martin Henderson, 100, of Russellville, formerly of Crowley, Louisiana, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Legacy Heights Nursing Home in Russellville.

She was born August 8, 1915, in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, to Henry Edgar and Nellie Clayton Moseley. While living in Crowley, she worked as a doctor's assistant and in home health care. She was a member of the North Side Assembly of God in Crowley and attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Ellis. She loved crocheting, quilting, baking bread and spending time with family. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Albert Martin and J. C. Henderson; two sons, Byron and Johnny Martin; a step-daughter, Margaret Maas;
four brothers, Roy, Cloyd, Garnet and Bobby Moseley; and two sisters, Della Rucks and Thelma Hoffpauir.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Jolene Martin of Russellville, Wendell and Florence Martin of Crowley and Mickey and Beth Martin of Leicester, North Carolina; a brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Pearl Moseley of De Ridder, Louisiana; a sister, Stella Labbe of Lake Charles, Louisiana; two daughters-in-law, Arlene and Carole Martin, both of Crowley; a sister-in-law, Elaine Moseley of Lake Charles; 14 grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer and Gary Churchill of Dover, Steve and Becky Martin of London, Andy Martin of Russellville, Micah and Cindy Martin of Lawrence, Kansas, Susan Martin of Crowley, Melanie and Gordon Morgan of Crowley, Bubba and Lisa Martin of Crowley, Barry and Rachel Martin of Rayne, Louisiana, Danny and Kim Martin of Youngsville, Louisiana, Stephanie and Kurt Landry of Crowley, Chad and Nichole Martin of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Gretchen and Joshua Cormier of Crowley, Glen and Christine Martin of Leicester, and Will and Jennifer Martin of Leicester; 28 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a step-daughter, Esther Henderson of Crowley; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley. Burial will be in Maxie Cemetery near Crowley by Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home. Local arrangements are by Humphrey Funeral Service.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday, at the Geesey-Ferguson Chapel.

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Cemetery Details

Maxie Cemetery

Crowley, LA,


APR 9. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home

301 North Avenue F

Crowley, LA, US, 70526

Funeral Service

APR 9. 2:00 PM

Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home

301 North Avenue F

Crowley, LA, US, 70526

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