Here’s a look back at some of her career’s finest moments.
The Brady Bunch
Henderson played the genial Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch,” the widow with three daughters who fell in love with a widower, Mike Brady, with three sons. Henderson’s TV mom was always cheerful, always ready to soothe her children’s problems with sound advice and a warm snack.
Florence Henderson, Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, and Susan Olsen
Henderson, with her “Brady Bunch” daughters, Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, and Susan Olsen. In remembering her TV mom, Olsen told Variety, “My heart right now is going to her four children. I always felt we stole the limelight from them.”
Florence Henderson and Robert Reed
Henderson with her onscreen husband Robert Reed in “The Brady Bunch.” Reed, who was HIV positive, died of health complications in 1992 at the age of 59.
Florence Henderson and Ann B. Davis
Henderson with Ann B. Davis, who played Alice, on the set of “The Brady Bunch.” Davis died at age 88 in 2014 after she fell and hit her head in the bathtub, and never regained conciousness.
The Muppet Show
Henderson appeared on “The Muppet Show,” pictured here with Fozzie and Kermit, in 1976. That years she also guest starred on the TV series “Good Heavens” and appeared in the TV movie “The Love Boat.”
Live… And in Person
Henderson performed on the “Live… And in Person” television special back in 1983. That same year, almost a decade after “The Brady Bunch” ended, she played guest roles in “Alice” and “Fantasy Island.”
Florence Henderson and Ira Bernstein
Henderson with her former husband Ira Bernstein at the La Cage aux Folles in 1984. The two were married in 1956 and had four children together before divorcing in 1985. She soon married hypnotherapist John Kappas, who died of cancer in 2002.
Henderson guest-starred as Dr. Shirley Grouper in an episode of “Ally McBeal” back in 2000. She kept up a tireless schedule of guest star roles, ranging from “McBeal” to “30 Rock” to “WWE Raw.”
Florence Henderson and Corky Ballas
Henderson, with her partner Corky Ballas, was a competitor on “Dancing With the Stars” in 2010. She was eliminated fifth. Just days before she died, Henderson attended a taping of the show in support of her “Brady Bunch” daughter Maureen McCormick.
Henderson dazzled at the Go Red for Women show back in February of 2016. She was an active philanthropist and prominent supporter of numerous causes including City of Hope and the House Ear Institute.
Florence Henderson and Jane Seymour
Henderson laughing it up with Jane Seymour at the premiere of the 2016 film “50 Shades of Black.” Henderson will also be seen in “Grandmothers Murder Club” which is scheduled for a 2017 release.