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Henderson, Marilyn L.

Henderson, Marilyn L.

October 7, 1941 — January 29, 2020

Marilyn Lucille Paige Henderson, 78, of Kansas City, MO, passed away January 29, 2020. She was born October 7, 1941 in Bunceton, MO to Coleta Fields Henderson and Junious Paige.

She was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Benjamin Morris and George Paige; sisters Susan Paige, Mary Paige, and Linda Paige.

Marilyn was educated at Dunbar High School in Bunceton, MO and Douglas High School in Columbia, MO. Marilyn moved to Columbia, MO as a young girl and then moved to Kansas City, MO in 1962. She professed her hope in Christ at an early age.

Marilyn started her career as a pre-school teacher in 1965 at Carver Day Care Center and later in 1973 was employed with the Jackson County Family Court as an orientation worker for 34 years. Marilyn was affectionately known by many as “Paige,” “Hollywood,” and “Marilyn Monroe”. Marilyn loved listening to her music the “BLUES,” cooking and socializing with family and friends. She also had a unique talent of playing the piano by ear. She was loved by all, never meeting a stranger.

Marilyn leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Terry D. Paige, and son, Michael D. Paige (Andrea); two granddaughters Carmen Pendelton and Erica Paige; and great-granddaughter Sydney Reign Mitchem.

She also leaves three sisters; Judith Paige, Virginia Paige, and Patricia Paige; one brother, Frank Paige; a special friend, Clifford H. Taylor, and a host of relatives and friends not mentioned nor forgotten.

Visitation will be 12PM, with service at 1PM, Saturday, February 8 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd.; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Service Information

Visitation 12PM, service 1PM, Saturday, February 8 at Park Lawn, 8251 Hillcrest Rd.; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Henderson, Marilyn L.'s Guestbook

She is going to be greatly missed in time we all shall meet again. The words of I AM tell us to rejoice for those who have left us. And cry for those that are being born into the world today. With faith and hope, love and patients we will understand it better bye and bye.

Alonzo Fields & Family

On a day we know will come but we are never prepared, my family and I extend our deepest sympathy.

Don Arrocha

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