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Janet Diane Henderson

November 1, 1944 ~ March 1, 2021 (age 76)

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Janet Diane Henderson nee Joyce, age 76 of Millsboro, DE Passed away peacefully on March 1, 2021 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD with her husband Glen, daughter Melissa Roland and granddaughter Megan Roland by her side.


Jan was born in Tulsa, OK to Horace and Melba Joyce. She graduated from Pampa High

School in Pampa, TX where she met and married her high school sweetheart. Jan attended

Business College in Amarillo, TX. After moving to Maryland, she worked at the Montpelier

Cultural Art Center as the office manager part of the Maryland National Capital Park and

Planning Commission for 25 years. She loved working with the artists, greeting people and

setting up the concerts and receptions.

To Jan family was everything, she loved to shop, loved people, entertain, travel and scrapbook,

but her passion was Rubber Stamping. She would sit for hours making greeting cards for family

and friends, never missing a birthday, anniversary, or any other celebration. She made greeting

cards for the Parkinson Support Group. Jan also organized the Uncommon Stampers Group of Millsboro.


She was an active member of the Parkinson Education Support Group of Sussex County. Jan

was also very involved in all activities that involved her kids and grandkids. She was a Girl

Scout leader, Band booster parent, swim team rep and a super proud Nana to her



She is survived by her husband of 56 years Glen Henderson of Millsboro, DE, a daughter Melissa Roland of Laurel, MD, three grandchildren, Megan Roland of Laurel, MD, Jacob Henderson, and Thomas Massey both of Cumberland, MD, and a daughter-in- law Liz Henderson of Cumberland, Md. She also leaves behind two nephews Randy and Larry Webb of FL and one niece Dane Garza of TX.

Jan was predeceased by her parents, a sister Eugenia Webb, a son Justin Henderson, and  son-in-law  Rick Roland.


A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM for visitation with the family.  Interment will be private.



In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to the Parkinson’s Education & Support Group of Sussex County PO Box 56 Lewes, DE 19958


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March 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Memorial Service
March 21, 2021

4:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966


PO BOX 56, LEWES DE 19958

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