Obituary: Vernon Henderson

HAMLET, N.C. — Vernon Lee Henderson, 83, of Hamlet died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born July 24, 1931 in Richmond County, a son of the late William Robert and Ora Townsend Henderson.

Vernon Henderson

Vernon Henderson

Surviving, His wife of 55 years, Lucille Swails Henderson; daughters, Luann Morse and husband Duff of Rockingham and Marsha Williams and husband Bobby of Hamlet; a brother, Samuel Lamar Henderson and wife Margaret “Maggie” of Jacksonville, N.C.; special sister-in-law Eloise Stewart of Hamlet; grandchildren, Robert “Robby” Williams II and Jonathan “Johnny” Williams both of Hamlet, Thomas Greene of Buies Creek, N.C. and Ethan Greene of College Park, Md.; great-grandchildren, Ian and Noah Williams; Four nephews; and a special thank you to his caregivers during his illness: Tiny Collins, Regina Shankle, Bonnie Beasley, Gina Kennelly, special friend Bea Duff and caregivers from Community Home Care and Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet prior to the service and other times at the home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Watson-King Funeral Home Chapel in Hamlet with Rev. Harris Jordan, David Montgomery and Thomas Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond County Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made Community Home Care and Hospice, 1971 E. Broad Ave. Rockingham, NC 28379.

Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com

Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is serving the Henderson family.

Paid obituary

The Pee Dee Post
Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Filed in: Obits

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