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Wayne Henderson

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[April 04, 2008]  WILLIAMSVILLE -- Wayne Henderson, 90, of Williamsville, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Villa East Nursing Home in Sherman.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Monday at Mott & Henning Funeral Home, 206 N. Main in Athens.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Williamsville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Richard Piscatelli officiating.

Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery near Williamsville.

Mr. Henderson farmed in the Sherman and Williamsville areas all his life.

He was born Feb. 25, 1918, at Beason to Floyd and Inez Horney Henderson. He married Juanita Fulcher on July 11, 1943, at the Williamsville Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita; three sons, Jeffery L. (and Renee) Henderson of Eureka, Terry W. (and Sharon) Henderson of Pekin and S. Bart (and companion Carolyn) Henderson of Williamsville; one daughter, Bonita (and Philip) George of Santa Fe, N.M.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, John W. (and Catherine "Tuffy") Henderson of Fort Meyers, Fla.; and one sister, Helen L. Kelly of North Fort Meyers, Fla.

He was preceded in death by one son, C. Bret, and one brother, James L.

He was a member of the Williamsville United Methodist Church, Sangamon County Farm Bureau and U.S. Bowling Congress.

He attended Duff grade school and graduated from Williamsville High School.

Memorials may be made to Williamsville United Methodist Church.

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