Marian Eva Landry Henderson, age 62, entered the gates of Heaven on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Marian is survived by her husband of 28 years, Gary David Henderson, and three daughters: Corin Stricklin (Michael), Paige Henderson, and Elizabeth “Libby” Henderson. She was the proud grandmother to Taylor Michelle and the late June Eva Henderson. Marian was born in New Orleans to the late Lawrence “Sunny” Landry Jr. and Joyce Picone Landry on June 9, 1958. She is survived by her siblings: Sunnilyn LeBrun (James Adams), Lawrence Landry (Marnie) and Blythe Landry. Marian is also survived by nieces: Nicole May, Lindsy LeBrun, Kristen Lopez (Brian), and nephews, Seth and Zachary Landry. Also survived by her Godmother, Patricia Landry, several cousins, and many friends.
Marian was a long time employee of Louisiana Power & Light and retired in 1995. While working, she earned an Associate’s Degree from Tulane University. She was a dedicated member of Jazzercise for 25 years. Marian was a life time parishioner of St. Rita Church in Harahan, LA and was also an educator at the school for the last 15 years. Marian was beautiful and kind, and will be dearly missed by many loyal friends and coworkers.
Visitation will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Highway, Metairie on Friday, July 31, 2020 from 10:00am till 12:00 noon. A Memorial Mass will follow at 1:00pm at St. Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, LA. Due to COVID-19, the funeral home can only allow 50 people and masks must be worn at all times. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Rita School online at https://school.stritaharahan.com/donate-1.
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