Louise Watson Henline, 82, of Statesville, N.C.,passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House.
Louise was born on July 20, 1939, in Nebo, N.C., 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), and Wesley Todd Henline (Evie), all of Statesville, Traci H. Cox (Ronnie) of Garden City, S.C., and Russell W. Henline, also of Statesville, seven grandchildren, Ben, Cody and Caleb Garland, Garrett and Callie Henline, and Zackary and Payton Cox. Also surviving are three great grandchildren; one brother, Ray Watson (Barbara) of Nebo; and sister, Helen Clemmons (Jimmy) of Myrtle Beach, S.C. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 30, at Bethel UMC Cemetery with Pastor Anne Tavenner and Pastor Ron Setzer 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 Road, 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 Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.