Henderson, the actress and singer who died unexpectedly on Nov. 24 at the age of 82, was a fun-loving person endowed with a bawdy sense of humor.
“She loved raucous behavior,” said Lloyd Schwartz, producer and son of “Brady Bunch” creator Sherwood Schwartz. “She would always be palling around with the guys, and she could give as good as she got, in such a great way.”
At the same time, Henderson was a motherly presence to the six youthful stars of the series. She was beloved by the entire “Brady” company for being a consummate pro with a gigantic heart. She commanded respect for forging a showbiz career after a hardscrabble upbringing in Kentucky, where she was the 10th child in a family of 10.
“If you needed anything, she