Mr. James Lynn Henderson, 85, passed away at his residence on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Mr. Henderson was born in Swainsboro to the late Morgan M. and Lena Mae Lynn Henderson on April 5, 1934. After high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a loadmaster. Mr. Henderson then worked as a truck driver for a moving company and later with Hunter Army Airfield for over 10 years as a small engine mechanic until his retirement. He was a member of Langston United Methodist Church, Pembroke Masonic Lodge #469 F&AM where he was a Past Master and the Bryan County Shrine Club. Mr. Henderson had a green thumb, was always ready and willing to help others but most of all, he loved his wife, children, grandchildren and other family members.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, J.W. Lee and Milton Henderson.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Nellie Virginia Henderson, daughter, April I. Kelton and her husband Joey of Guyton; son, Aaron Henderson and his wife Terri of Springfield; two brothers, James Lee and his wife Judy of Ellabell and Willard Lee and his wife Iris of Pembroke; four sisters, Mary Bargeron and her husband Steve of Waynesboro, GA, Sophie Freeman and her husband Sidney of Richmond Hill, Nancy Beasley and her husband Meady of Ellabell and Lettie Wiginton and her husband Ted of Ellabell; grandchildren, Royce L. Henderson of Rincon, Austyn R. Kelton of Guyton, Jacob Henderson and Aiden Henderson both of Springfield; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dan Bryant officiating.
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Flanders Morrison Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for James Lynn Henderson.