Henderson, Obadiah "Obe"
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2012
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel
Date: Monday, February 27, 2012
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,
Memphis, TN 38105-1942
Obadiah "Obe" Henderson, 80, of DeSoto, entered into rest on February 19, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. "Obe" owned Obe's Smoke House and was a production worker for Ford Automobile Plant. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #325 and the DeSoto Community Church.
Mr. Henderson was born November 14, 1931, in New Madrid, Missouri, to the late Climme and Lily (Robinson) Henderson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Odessa (Evans) Henderson on March 8, 2011.
Survived by a son, Dennis "Butch" Henderson of Tampa, Florida; a daughter, Loretta Henderson of DeSoto; sister, Izeny Thomas of St. Louis; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded by a daughter, Karen Kinder; two brothers: Frank Henderson and Cleophus Henderson; five sisters: Esther Miller, Burdessa Reed, Angelan Farris, Flavus Dukes and Ruthie Mae Henderson.
Rev Steve Leach and Rev Gene Moses will officiate the funeral service.