Paul E. Henderson

Paul E. Henderson, 86, of Anna, died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at home.

He was born on July 22, 1931, in Olive Branch, the son of Jake and Cleta Fisher Henderson.

He married Geraldine Holman. She preceded him in death in 2003.

He was a union carpenter for over 50 years, as well as a cattle farmer. In his earlier years, he was an avid duck hunter and raised Chesapeakes. He had a deep faith in God and a love for Cardinals baseball.

He is survived by his son, Jeff (Donna) Henderson of Lake of Egypt; a granddaughter, Brittany Henderson and a great-granddaughter, Bexley Iris Henderson, both of Lake of Egypt.

Visitation for Mr. Henderson will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, today, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bob Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in Williams Chapel Cemetery in Ewing.

To view the full obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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