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  • B. Delight Henderson Clary


Bernice Delight Henderson Clary, of Houston, passed away Sept. 12, 2021, in Porter, Montgomery County.

Services will be held to celebrate her life at noon on Saturday, Sept. 18, in the chapel at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia, with the Rev, Shane Norcross officiating. Visitation is scheduled for one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Mexia City Cemetery.

Delight, as she was known to her friends and family, was born Nov. 10, 1934, to Lester and Allie Lee Davis Henderson, in Lost Prairie, Limestone County. She was raised in Mexia and graduated from Mexia High School. She was married on June 11, 1952.

Delight worked for many years for Sears, Roebuck and Company until her retirement. Thereafter she worked several years for MP instruments, a family business comprised of longtime friends, the Pates.

Delight was an active member of Rittenhouse Baptist and later a member of the Airline Manor Baptist Church in Houston.

She enjoyed traveling in her retirement and those ventures often included her brothers and sisters.

Delight was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Phyllis Diane Clary, age two; son Douglas Phillip Clary Jr., age 37; brothers Kenneth Elby Henderson, Gerald Dean Henderson and Lester Ray Henderson; and daughter-in-law, Nina Clary.

Delight is survived by her son, Brian Scott Clary of Kingwood; and two grandsons, Jackson Paul Douglas Clary and Garrett Scott Davis Clary of Kingwood; two sisters Dora Jo Henderson McCurrin of Waco, and Pat Henderson Jones of The Colony; sister-in-law, Marinel Henderson of Robinson,; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers are her nephews: Joe David Chappell, Neil Ray McCurrin, Darryl Wayne McCurrin, Roger Dale McCurrin and Scott Wade Radell.

The family would like thank all those who helped her (neighbors, friends, caregivers, group home, etc.).

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