Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend Sybil Annette (Bolton) Henderson, age 79, of Groesbeck, passed away Friday morning, July 30, 2021, at Providence Hospice in Waco, surrounded by loved ones after a lengthy battle with cancer.
She was born on November 14, 1941, in Mississippi, she is the daughter of the late Henry F. and Annie Lou Bolton of Groesbeck Tx.
Sybil was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gene Henderson; her parents, Henry and Annie Lou Bolton; two brothers, Jack and Bobby Bolton; and son in-law, Mike Danz.
She was very devoted to her family. When she was little, her mother, Annie Lou, helped raise her cousins, Winford Collins and Josephine Hawes, which made all three of them very close, and always there for each other. Years later, when marrying her first husband, Sybil gave birth to a daughter, Vikki (Pollock) Danz and a son, David Pollock.
Sybil started working at a very young age at the Old Cotton Mill in Mexia. Later, she went to work at the Mexia State School and, while working there, she got her bachelor's degree from Navarro College. She retired from the Mexia State School after many years of service.
Granny had a great love for the outdoors and always loved going fishing and camping with the family. She loved all her animals, but her pride and joy were her rottweiler, Jasmine and her big tom cat, Booger. She also had a love for arts and crafts and crocheting, until her hands would no longer allow her do it,
Sybil is survived by her two children, Vikki Danz and David Pollock; grandchildren, Michael Danz and wife, Christina Ray of Groesbeck, Sheri Horn and husband, Jayson Horn, Jessica Pollock and fiancé, Michael Matchett of Manor Texas, Russell Pollock and significant other, Mandy Nobles of Groesbeck, and Clinton James Pollock aka (CJ); great grandchildren, Dean Lundh and significant other, Destiny Ficklin of Groesbeck, Shelby Lundh from Groesbeck, and Nove, Elena, Madilynn, and Hayley Pollock of Groesbeck, Matthew Clingenpeel, Jalana Clingenpeel, and Jalee Peterman of Monor, Texas. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home with Bro David McDaniels officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Union Cemetery. Pallbearers are Joey Owens, Dean Lundh, Jayson Horn, Russell Pollock, CJ Pollock and Cody Bruner. Honorary pallbearers are Michael "Bubba" Danz, Winford Collins, Jason Owens.
Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
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