“Died in Eugene City, Oregon, Monday morning, March 7, 1887. Mrs. Mary E. Henderson, wife of Dr. W.V. Henderson, aged 24 years, 8 months and 14 days. The funeral took place Wednesday, March 9, from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to the Odd Fellows cemetery. Deceased was an accomplished and attractive woman, in the bloom of youth, and leaves two small children, a babe about two years old and an infant about one week old, a sadly bereaved husband and many relatives and friends who will greatly miss her.”
Oregon State Journal (Eugene, OR), Mar 2, 1887, pg 5 col. 2.
Also buried at the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF) is their son, Larry Bentz Henderson, Jul 26, 1885 – Jun 18, 1892. Her husband, W.V. Henderson also died young 1857 -1897, and Mary E Miller Henderson 1863-1887.