January 7, 1972 ~ July 25, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Tonia Kaye Rager Henderson, 49, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro on January 7, 1972 to Bill and Ruthie Hester Rager. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grand kids. Tonia loved her children very much. She always had a positive attitude and a great personality.

Tonia is survived by her children Logan Rager and Alexandra (Matthew Bratcher) Henderson; her grandchildren, Lukas Rager, Zakaria Bratcher, Zayne Bratcher, Zehavah Bratcher; her nephews; great-niece and nephews; and her siblings, Bill Rager, Jr. and Charity Rager.

Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Henderson family to help with funeral expenses.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Henderson. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Tonia Kaye Rager Henderson and sign her virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: July 28, 2021 10:00 am - July 28, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: July 28, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Burial Service: July 28, 2021 3:00 pm

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Randolph, KY

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  1. Bill, Ruthie, Charity & Lil Bill
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the pain you all are going through at this time. Know that you are not alone in this & I love all of you.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Katie, AmyK, & Caleb

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Freida Jackson

  3. So blessed to have gotten to meet this amazing lady!!!! She raised a wonderful daughter who I truly look up to very much. So although I didn’t spend much time with Tonia, I’ve always respected and looked up to her the same way I do Lexi. One of the MOST inspiring, kind, and resilient people that I know. I know Tonia will continue to live through her family. I love you so much Lexi, and I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss. Rest In Heaven.

  4. Sorry for your loss. My condolences to all of you. I know what sadness you are going thru because Iโ€™ve been there. If there is anything I can do please call. 270-313-2543

  5. Dear Lexi,
    Iโ€™m so sorry to learn your mom passed away.
    I want to share something that gave me much comfort when Ed passed away.
    You are on my prayer list.
    โ€œGrief never ends, but it changes.
    Itโ€™s a passage, not a place to stay.
    Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith.
    It is the price of love.โ€ ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

  6. Ruthie and Bill, I am so very sorry to hear about your daughter. I canโ€™t imagine your pain, I will pray for your family to give in hopes to bring you peace in this hard time. I love and miss you Ruthie. God speed to you. ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ’ž

  7. Ruthie, I am lost for words at this sad time. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family and praying for peace and comfort.


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