Funeral Services Set for Zelma Henderson

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

A woman who played a role in desegregating our nation's schools will be remembered Tuesday.

Funeral services for Zelma Henderson will be held at 1 p.m. at Saint John AME Church.

The 88-year old was the last survivor among the 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board case.

She died last Tuesday in Topeka, she had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just six weeks ago.


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