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
Electronic condolences via www.watsonfh.com
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PARKINSON'S EDUCATION & SUPPORT OF SUSSEX COUNTY
PO BOX 56, LEWES DE 19958