Graveside service for Mr. Gordon Lester (Lex) Henderson, age 97, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Stewart Cemetery, with Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Wednesday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Mr. Henderson was born August 30, 1924, in Lincoln County, TN, to the late Worthie and Annie Nell Koonce Henderson. Lex was retired form Kraft Food. After his retirement he enjoyed keeping the grounds of Lincoln County High School. He was a member of the Liberty Church of Christ. Mr. Henderson passed away August 13, 2022, at Donalson Care Center.
Survivors include his son, Terry Lester Henderson of Remlap, AL; bonus children, Faye & Joe Nix of Cornersville, TN, Mary Fuller and Scotty Stegall of Lewisburg, TN, Wayne and JoAnne Spaulding of Hutt, TX, Ronald Davis of Winter Haven, FL, and Tommy and Karen Neece of Hazel Green, AL; several grand-children, special great-grandson, Jon Michael Lentz of Columbia, TN; several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Marie Jones of Cornersville, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mary Neece Henderson; daughter-in-law, Shirley Henderson; sisters, Maudie Henderson, Lilly May Owens, Betty Henry, and Dorothy Pettie; and brothers, Charles Henderson, and Johnny (JW) Henderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gordon Lester (Lex) Henderson.