Jane Owens Henderson, a former resident of Baltimore who was a department store buyer and bridal shop owner, died Sunday of cancer at a hospital in Atlanta, where she had lived since 1949. She was 70.
Services for Mrs. Henderson were being held today at the H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Home in Atlanta.
The former Jane Owens was a native of Philadelphia who moved to the Baltimore area as a child with her family and was a graduate of Towson High School and St. Mary's College.
She worked for Hutzler's in Baltimore before moving to Atlanta, where she was a department store buyer of children's clothes at first and after 1962 specialized in bridal wear. She also operated her own shop, was a department store consultant and conducted a grooming class for Girl Scouts.
Her husband, Hugh Mason Henderson, died in 1968.
She is survived by a daughter, Claudia Perkins of Conyers, Ga.; a son, Lisle Henderson of Conyers; and four grandchildren.