Venita Kim Henderson

December 8, 2019

Venita Kim Henderson, 59, of Frankfort, died December 8, 2019 at her home.  She was born May 2, 1960 in Kansas City, MO to the late Norman Everett & Ruby Virginia (Vanslyke) Moore.  She was previously married to Robert Joseph Routh.  She married Jeff Henderson on January 6, 2013 in Tippecanoe County and he survives.

Kim was a 1978 graduate of Raytown South High School in Missouri.  She attended Southwestern Community College in Creston, IA, moved to Frankfort and attended Ivy Tech for 2 years.  She had lived in Ohio, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Indiana.  A homemaker, she also cleaned windows with her husband.  She was a member of the Messenger Church of God in Kansas City, MO. She enjoyed painting, quilting and crocheting.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Memorial services will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home

Survived by:

Husband: Jeff Henderson of Frankfort. 3 Daughters: Alicia (Willie) Smith of St. Clair, MI, Samantha Routh of Kansas City, MO, Veronica Routh of Greenwood, IN, Step-Son: Jeffrey (Andromida) Henderson of Frankfort, 2 Step-Daughters: Michelle Berry of South Carolina, Sarah (Brent) Bockelman of Southport, IN, 2 Brothers: Dale (Naomi) Moore of Windsor, MO, Everett Moore of Kansas City, MO, Sister: Gene Mallin of Overland Park, KS, 1 Grandchild, Max Smith and 6 Step Grand Children.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Robert Routh.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Venita Kim Henderson”

  1. Donna Cole December 9, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    I’m very sorry for your loss. May God give you all peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Tom and Evelyn McGaha December 9, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Dear Jeff,
    We are so very sorry for your loss of your precious Kim! We will keep you in our prayers!

  3. Judy Carnahan Nix December 9, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Jeff, we are very sorry to hear this sad news. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Deloris Trumbo December 10, 2019 at 3:50 am

    So sorry to hear of her passing. She was a dear friend and a very kind lady. She had compassion and loved to help whomever she could. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her. May her family celebrate the life she lived and her hope for the future. Hugs to all. Deloris Trumbo

  5. Jan Ewing December 10, 2019 at 9:59 am

    Jeff – so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you.

  6. Arthur and Pat Rosen December 10, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    We are so deeply saddened by the loss of Kim. She was a bright light in this world and loved an adventure! She will be greatly missed.

  7. Grace Rothenbacher December 11, 2019 at 9:48 am

    Jeff and family, heartfelt condolences from the Rothenbachers! You are in our prayers throughout this time of grieving. I am sorry it feels like cancer cut her life short, despite her attempts to fight it. God gave her rest and is still working in your life and will comfort and heal you through your walk through this valley. I will remember Vanita as a lady full of life, ideas and goals. A talented, joyful, servant of God and family. She shared permaculture and recipes with me, she loved to learn and share things she leaned. I am very blessed to have made her acquaintance through club. She left her beautiful footprint on many peoples hearts. Sending hugs and love for today!

  8. Debbie Kennedy December 11, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Jeff so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers with all of you. Losing your best friend and spouse is never easy.

  9. Teddy Jackson December 12, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Kim will be missed. Thank you so much for placing the memorial on this site. As I had not seen Kim for some time, this was a great way catch up on her life I am one of her artist friends from the Kansas City area.

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