Earnest Leon Henderson, 71, of Russellville, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. He was born October 2, 1942, son of the late Raymond and Jewel Dodge Henderson. He was a member of The Refuge Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons, Michael “Shorty” Henderson and Rayburn Henderson; and his first wife, Jean Henderson.
He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Henderson; 5 sons, Tim Bewley and wife Rhonda, Gregory Henderson, Clayborn Henderson and wife Kim, Teddy Bewley, and Ricky Bewley; two daughters, Luann Innis and Patricia Stubblefield; 3 brothers, Gene Henderson, John Henderson and Betty, and Dean Henderson and wife Louise; 25 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are 2:00 PM, Friday, April 18, at Lemley Chapel with Rev. Scott Findley and Rev. Terry Thacker officiating. Burial is in Rest Haven Cemetery by Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins. Visitation is from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday.
Pallbearers are Tim Bewley, Gilbert Delarosa, Jason Chamberlain, Sean Tinin, Terry Rhinehart, and Jerry Rhinehart. Honorary pallbearers are Lloyd Duvall and Don Appleget. Special pallbearers are the grandchildren.
Memorials in his honor may be made to The Refuge, 3816 E. Main St., Russellville, AR 72802.
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