Sandra Cole Henderson

Sandra Cole Henderson

Sandra Cole Henderson, age 76, died at Hinkle Hospice House of Davidson County, NC on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Born October 23, 1941 in Asheville, Sandra lived in Leicester, Winston-Salem and Raleigh, NC and worked in the legal field for Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP; Allen Steed and Allen, P.A.; and lastly, Glaxo Wellcome, Inc. until retirement. Sandra was a passionate supporter of animal welfare organizations and gave of her time and resources to further their missions.

Sandra was preceded in death by father, James Russell Cole; mother, Lois Cox Cole Owen; and brother James Russell “Jim” Cole, Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Jaymie Atkins Eichorn, and husband, Jamie Eichorn of Oak Ridge, NC; nephew Rusty Cole and niece Melissa Kucin of Mars Hill, NC; cousin Mary Snotherly of Raleigh; and sister-in-law Jane Cole of Charleston, SC.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 7 from 4-6 pm at Winston’s Grille in Raleigh. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 27 at Bell United Methodist Church in Leicester, NC.

Memorial contributions are welcome at Brother Wolf Animal Rescue of Asheville, NC.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is serving the Henderson family. Online condolences may be at

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  1. Marie Cole Clark says:

    I have a broken heart due to the loss of Sandra for her family, as well as for myself. I went through 12 grades of school with this precious, beautiful girl and am so sorry her life has been cut short. She is going to be missed so very much. Much love to Jaymie, Jamie and extended families.