Howard University Class of 1949 Jacqueline Browne Llewellyn Hendry
passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue Assisted Living. She formerly lived in the Kemp Hill section of Silver Spring, Maryland. Jacqueline was born in New York City to the late Dr. & Mrs. Hugh Brown. Following graduation from high school, she attended Howard University in Washington, DC, earing Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work Degrees.
Motivated and inspired from an early age to serve others, she was employed by several social service agencies in New York and Washington, DC for over 35 years, retiring from the District of Columbia Public Schools Pupil Personal Services in 1990.
Jacqueline was married to J. Bruce Llewellyn of New York for 13 years and later to Melvin Hendry of Washington, DC. Both marriages ended in divorce.
Always an avid traveler, Jacqueline accompanied her second husband to Liberia for a two-year assignment with the Harvard University Advisory - a position that entailed much travel across Africa, Europe, South Asia, East Asia, and the West Indies.
Without family, Jacqueline is lovingly mourned by friends and caretakers. She spent the past 12 plus years limited by Alzheimer's and under the guardianship of her best friend and Howard University classmate Anna H. Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Howard University, William E. Matory, M.D., Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship Fund, office of the Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, 1851 9th St., NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20001.
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