Louise (Watson) Henline

July 20, 1939 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 82)


Louise Watson Henline, 82, of Statesville, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Gordon Hospice House.

Louise was born on July 20, 1939 in Nebo, NC and was the daughter of the late Hugh Lee Watson and Kathryn Rowe Watson. She was a graduate of Nebo High School and on December 25, 1957 was married to James Charlie Henline, Sr. who passed away January 14, 2014. She was a former Buyer for Hines Department Store in Statesville and in later years worked at Westgate, Cooks, Southside and Holmes Drug Store in customer service. Before retiring she worked for Jenkins Cleaners. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She loved her church and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents and husband, Louise was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

She is survived by five children, Sherry H. Garland (John), J Charlie Henline, JR. (Cindy), Wesley Todd Henline (Evie), all of Statesville, Traci H. Cox (Ronnie), of Garden City, SC and Russell W. Henline, also of Statesville, seven grandchildren, Ben, Cody and Caleb Garland, Garrett and Callie Henline, Zackary and Payton Cox. Also surviving are three great grandchildren, one brother, Ray Watson (Barbara) of Nebo, sister, Helen Clemmons (Jimmy), of Myrtle Beach, SC. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside funeral services will be conducted 4:00 pm Thursday, September 30 at Bethel UMC Cemetery with Rev. Olin Isenhour, Pastor Ron Setzer and Pastor Anne Tavenner officiating. The family would appreciate that al COVID guidelines be followed.

Memorials may be made to the cemetery fund, Bethel UMC at 168 Lookout Dam Rd, Statesville, NC 28625, St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County at 2347 Simonton Rd, Statesville, NC 28625. 

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Graveside Service
September 30, 2021

4:00 PM
Bethel UMC Cemetery


Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund
168 Lookout Dam Rd, Statesville NC 28677

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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