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Nellie Henderson

December 24, 1945 — May 23, 2020


Mrs. Nellie Virginia Henderson, 74, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020 after a brief illness. Mrs. Henderson was born on December 24, 1945 to the late Plezzy William and Lucy Beatrice Callahan in Guyton. She was a devoted house wife, a member of the Pembroke Eastern Star and Langston Chapel United Methodist Church. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening and different types of puzzles.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, James Lynn Henderson; one daughter, Patricia Denise Scott; three brothers, Clifford Eugene Callahan, James Randolph Callahan and Richard Anthony Callahan and two sisters, Viola Patricia Sikes and Sheryl Beatrice Greathouse.

Survivors include one daughter, April I. Kelton and her husband Joey of Guyton; son, Aaron Henderson and his wife Terri of Springfield; two sisters, Linda Gail Callahan Sikes and her husband Lloyd of Pembroke and Barbara Irene Callahan Cooper and her husband Stan of Byron, GA; four 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.

A private family visitation will be held at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. at Lower Black Creek Cemetery with Reverend Dan Bryant officiating.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Starts at 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Lower Black Creek Cemetery


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