Grove  Class  of  1948

Leon  Henderson

Obituary

 



Grove  Faculty   photo  1967

 

 

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A graveside service for former high school agriculture teacher and self-employed farmer Leon Henderson of Paris will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Hillcrest Cemetery. Craig Peevyhouse will officiate.

A celebration of life service will follow at Birds Creek Baptist Church at Whitlock.

Henderson, 83, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

Born Oct. 8, 1928, in Henry County, he was the son of the late Shoney and Anna Margaret Myrick Henderson.

Henderson earned a bachelorís degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and held a masterís degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He taught agriculture at both Grove and Henry County High schools.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Maxine Pranger.

Memorials may be made to Birds Creek Baptist Church, 2245 Whitlock Road, Paris.

 

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Reprinted from  THE  PARIS  POST-INTELLIGENCER
Paris, Tennessee
December 22, 2011  Edition ~ Used by Permission

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