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Kelli Anne Henderson Obituary


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“Kelli was a sweet and caring person, and I was fortunate to have her as a friend. Kelli and I met in elementary school, and even as a young child,...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Amberleigh Slaven - Columbia, MO

“Kelli was there for me when so many people weren't. She was one of the few people that made me feel loved. Kelli was like that. Her sweetness carried...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Mikayla Dimov - Columbia, MO

“Greg Jamie and family: We never met Kelli, but we have known you both for years. We can't imagine your loss or what you are going through. Be...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Mark & Marian Hicks - MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Henderson family. Heaven has gained another Angel to watch over you all. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Louis & Debbie Branson (Stegeman) & Family - MO

“Jamie and Greg, we are so sorry for your loss. There is nothing worse than losing a child. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Terri and Joe Smith - MO - friend

“Jamie, Greg, Ethan, I am so sorry for your loss. Kelli was such a sweet girl. Most of my memories were when she was younger. I have always thought...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Jennifer Bacon - Columbia, MO

“Kelli was the little princess of this family and we are all so heartbroken. But, the Bible tells us that death is better than birth. We are just...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Armstrong - Jefferson City, MO

“Dear Jamie and Greg, Our hearts ache for the loss of your precious daughter. Words are difficult to come by. We pray that God will comfort you. ...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: John Marshall - Columbia, MO

“Jamie, Greg & Ethan, We are so very sorry that Kelli has left this earth and the comfort of your embrace. She always amazed us with her kind...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Walther - Olathe, KS

“Praying for you during this very sad time. May God be with you. Rita and J.R. Ivey, Shelter Insurance Murfreesboro, TN ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Rita Ivey - Murfreesboro, TN

“Kelli was one of the sweetest people I've ever met and I was so shocked and sad to hear of her passing. I want to wish her family peace during this...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Kim Poe Rojas - Saint Louis, MO

“My heart goes out to you, Henderson family. Kelli was so amazing, sweet, kind and just a good person. I enjoyed being her friend as children and...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Tara Lukehart - Columbia, MO

“Our dear friend Kelli you enriched our lives everyday with your spirit and passion, we all know you as a sister as you loved us all unconditionally...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: David & Elizabeth - Saint Louis, MO

“Greg...I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Terry Hume - Columbia, MO

“I've cried and cried over the loss of my cousin. She is with Jesus in heaven above. It hurts really bad. She was a beutiful girl and very smart...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Shelby Ryan Miles - Holts Summit, MO

“Kelli was a sweet girl and talented artist. I am sad for you, Jamie, Greg and Ethan. May Kelli rest in peace in God's arms. I am so sorry for your...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Julie Brown - Boonville, MO

“What a precious young woman. To Jamie, Greg, and Ethan, I can not imagine your loss. I love you all and will be praying for you. Emily ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Emily Theroff - Columbia, MO

“A Precious heart with a beautiful soul. There are so many wonderful things to remember. Kelli, was a lovely young lady with a gentle and tender...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Mike and Valerie Henderson - MO

“So sorry for your loss........ ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: John R. Pauley - Columbia, MO

“beautiful Kelli, I know how much your family loves you. we will all hold you close in our hearts until we see you again. Blessings, Greg, Jamie,...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Sally Hyde - columbia, MO

“Kelli, was the kindest, most gentle, and caring person i've ever had the pleasure of knowing. she was an amazingly gifted artist, always creating...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Ted Nelson - columbia, MO

“You are an angel who just flew too close to the ground. Be free now my love, be free. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Jamie Henderson - Columbia, MO


Kelli Anne Henderson, 28, left this world to be in peace with her beloved God on Friday January 18, 2013. A celebration of Kelli's life will be 10:00am Wednesday January 23, 2013 at Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-6:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Private graveside services will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery. Kelli was born June 19, 1984 in Jefferson City and had lived in Columbia since 1988. She was an aspiring artist attending Columbia College for her BA in graphic design. She loved to collect pandas and was actually nicknamed "Panda" to many. She graduated from Rockbridge High School in 2002 and has some of her art work displayed in the halls. Kelli was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Christon Williams and her paternal grandparents Homer and Rosemary Henderson. She is survived by her parents, Greg and Jamie Henderson, brother, Ethan Henderson all of Columbia; maternal grandmother Marjorie Williams of Jefferson City, MO and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Kelli was passionate about art, animals, and people. She will be sadly missed.