OBITUARY: Sally Henderson Jett


Mrs. Sally Henderson Jett of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away peacefully Saturday, March 12, 2022, just one day before her 87th birthday following a lengthy illness.

Born March 13, 1935 in Desoto, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Buford T. and Alice Larkin Henderson.

She worked most of her life in manufacturing sales retiring from PlumbSouth Company in Lebanon. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

An amazing wife, mother, and grandmother, Sally absolutely adored her husband, children, and grandchildren. She was a dedicated homemaker who loved cooking, bird watching, and walking. She was passionate with her sewing, always filling her days with creating new items and filling her home with handmade blankets, pillows, bears, and rabbits. She loved shopping and all things Neil Diamond. She loved watching and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and reminiscing the days of old with family and friends.

She always made family holidays and birthdays amazingly special, always keeping traditions with grandkids, making popcorn balls was the absolute best. She had a special bond with her granddaughters. She was active in her church and community. Sally never met a stranger; she was always full of positivity, love, and life. She touched and made such a difference in the lives of so many. She absolutely loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and loved singing hymns; always sharing this with others. She was truly an amazing woman and will be greatly missed by so many.

She was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life of fifty years, Carl Joseph Jett in 2003; two daughters: Robin Morphis, Dawn Binkley; two grandchildren: Lesley Ostrander, David Jett; great-grandchild, Rylan Binkley; three brothers: Ted, Melvin, and Phillip “Buddy” Henderson; three sisters: Bonita Reynolds, Myrtle Mahn, Joyce Ann Henderson.

She is survived by three sons: Rod (Claudia) Jett, Doug (GiGi) Jett, Kip (Wendy) Jett; brother, B.T. (Francine) Henderson; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 1-3 p.m. with graveside services to immediately follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon with Bro. Mike Shelby officiating. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.


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