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Irene (Henderson) Wharton

July 25, 1961 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 58)

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Mrs. Irene Wharton Dandridge, was born July 25, 1961, to Avicore and William Henderson in Monroe County, Louisiana.

She was raised in New Jersey. She attended the Jersey School System and finished. Later she got a job at Jersey Shore University Hospital as a Nursing Assistant.

It was in New Jersey where Irene met Tony. They moved to Birmingham, Alabama. Irene and Tony got married (5) five years ago.

She leaves to mourn her loving husband: Tony Devonn Dandridge, who was also her protector and friend; nine siblings; eight brothers, two sisters: Frank, Dennis, Billy, William, Charles, Michael, Sarah and Jacqueline; four sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Irene joined the church in June 2013 and was baptized August 2013. She was married in 2015 by Rev. James A. Gibson, Jr. She loved her church family at Greater Temple Baptist Church.


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August 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dante Jelks Funeral Home LLC.
4904 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35222

Funeral Service
August 24, 2019

11:00 AM
Greater Temple Missionary Baptist
300 4th Avenue West
Birmingham, AL 35204

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