In Loving Memory…

Carla Sue Henderson

Carla Sue Henderson, 64, of Otterville, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia

She was born February 8, 1953, in Kansas City, the daughter of Gilbert Ray Campbell and Marlayne (Close) Beemer.

Carla was a lover of animals. She enjoyed dancing and singing, and was also a talented seamstress. She enjoyed spending time with her friends in “The Dear’s Club.” She was a member of Lake Creek United Methodist Church. She worked many years for Neet Products.

She is survived by her mother, Marlayne Beemer, of Sedalia; her significant other, Billy Watring, of the home; three sons, Bryon Henderson (Casey), Brad Henderson (Valerie), and Clint Henderson (Leslie), all of Smithton; nine grandchildren, Haley, Tyler, Emilee, Paige, Logan, Brooklyn, Samantha, Drake, and Audrey; two sisters, Marla Franklin, of Sedalia, and Lauren Kennedy, of Independence; a brother, Rick Beemer, of Kirkwood; and her stepmother Emma Campbell, of Sedalia.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Private services will be held.

Casket bearers will be Bryon Henderson, Brad Henderson, Clint Henderson, Chris Franklin, Greg Franklin and Kevin Franklin.

Entombment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, at Heckart Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to the family.



  1. De lores janis :

    Prayers and sympathy for the family. Sorry for your loss.

  2. Ambereal curry :

    I am so very sorry for your family’s loss. I worked with Carla at neet archery and consider myself blessed to have known her.

  3. Sorry for your loss Bryon.

  4. I absolutely loved seeing Carla’s smile every day when I worked with her at Neet. Amazing woman!❤ love and prayers to the family!

  5. Patty Mallinson :

    Paige I am so sorry to hear of your grandma’s passing. If you need anything we are here for you. We love you! Bill, Patty, Dakotah and Cheyanna Mallinson

  6. I knew Carla when she lived in California years ago. She sang at church. She had a beautiful voice. I am very good friends with Lauren. There are no words in a time like this. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

  7. I am so very sorry. You are all in my prayers and in my heart. Love, Irene

  8. My prayers to Carla’s family. Such a sweet lady, she will be missed.

  9. All of our love and prayers are with you, Iva Joe, Clemmie and Win

  10. Marilyn Bahner :

    Sympathy to the family and prayers for comfort. She was always kind to me. Great lady. God Bless

  11. Prayers for the family. She will be missed by all who knew her. She was a good person and thoughtful of others.

  12. Carla and I were partners in crime for many years. We worked together at Neet Products and we’re best of friends . Lost touch for the last few years but never forgot all the fun we had. Many prayers for her family and friends.

  13. I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Carla at Neet Products and she was always a sweet lady. Prayers of comfort for the family. She will be greatly missed.

  14. Ginger and Don Moore :

    Don and I are so very sorry for the loss of your mother , sister, daughter ,aunt and friend. Please if there is anything we can do to help please let us know. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  15. Hugs and prayers to the whole family. Although I did not know Carla I knew her mom & dad since I was a little girl. They loved their girls and I know Emma feels the lose too. Love to all at this very difficult time. Myrna Gorrell

  16. Carla was a good friend to my mother. They enjoyed watching Dancing With the Stars together. She had a big heart. My prayers to her family.

  17. Marla so sorry for you loss of Carla. I know you are going to miss her deeply, but feel sure you have some wonderful memories of her to hold on to. If you need anything please let me know. You and your family will be in my thought and prayers.

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