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Jeanette McEntire Henderson Clifton
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Mrs. Jeanette McEntire Henderson Clifton, age 90 of North Wilkesboro passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Wilkes Senior Village.

Graveside Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Dr. Chris Hefner officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Clifton was born January 8, 1928 in Cleveland County to Clete and Mamie Philbeck McEntire. She had been a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church since1945.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands; Calvin Edward Henderson, Sr. and Edward Lee Clifton; a son, Calvin Edward Henderson, Jr., and three brothers; Thomas, Edward and Glenn McEntire.

She is survived by a daughter; Diane Henderson Mayes of North Wilkesboro, four grandchildren; Edward Harrison Mayes and wife Nicole of Wilkesboro, Joseph Calvin Henderson of Baltimore, Md., Katie Ann Henderson of Wilmington, Sydney Madison Leek of West Jefferson and two great granddaughters; Olivia Brianne and Ezra Kensington Mayes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209 or Humane Society of Wilkes, PO Box 306, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Wilkes Senior Village for the wonderful care given to their loved one.

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Mountlawn Memorial Park

196 Fan Key Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Mountlawn Memorial Park

196 Fan Key Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers Association

4600 Park Road Suite 250
Charlotte, NC 28209

Humane Society of Wilkes

PO box 306
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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