Eddie Joe Henderson, 80, of Manila, formerly of Rector, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was born Aug. 19, 1928, at Holland, Mo. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was a member of Purcell Church for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus V. and Lillie Jones.
Survivors include her husband, William H. Henderson of the home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jacky and Teresa Henderson, Tony and Paula Henderson, and Terry Henderson, all of Manila, and Dennis and Tammy Henderson of Blytheville; a daughter, Debra Adams, of Marshfield, Mo.; two brothers, Bud Jones of St. Louis, Mo., and Bob Jones of Essex, Mo.; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Friday at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with Brother William Piercy officiating. Interment was in Purcell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Randy Scroggins, Billy Holt, Thomas Smith, Chris Henderson, John Henderson, and Ryan Henderson. Honorary pallbearer was Kent Holt.
Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector was in charge of arrangements.
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