LACENTER, KY; Cloys Henderson, age 89, passed away on November 19, 2016 at home on the family farm after a short illness. Cloys was born in La Center, KY on November 22, 1926, graduated from Ballard County High School and married his sweetheart, Laurel Samples Henderson, on September 3, 1944. He was preceded in death by his son Paul Marshall Henderson on May 23, 2005, his mother and father, Mary and Forest Henderson and one brother, Forest Burns Henderson. Cloys is survived by his wife, Laurel after 72 years of marriage, two children; Ann Henderson Mullins, and David Kendal Henderson (Gloria J), and one daughter-in-law, Lyn Henderson Anderson. He was blessed with three Grandchildren; Staci Lyn Henderson, Christie J. Thompson, and Corey K. Henderson (Tara); and two Great Grandchildren, Anna Grace Thompson and Colby Kendal Henderson.
Cloys was a WWII veteran and a lifelong farmer in Ballard County well known and respected by his peers. He loved and cherished his family. After his son, Paul died he assumed responsibility for Paul's wife Lyn and Granddaughter Staci Lyn. He loved to fish with Paul and friends in Florida, and with his Brother-In-Law, Bill in the mountains of Colorado.
After retirement he enjoyed winters fishing in Big Pine Key, FL, and summers spent traveling in the western states usually in the mountains. He also toured the New England States, Alaskan wilderness and the Canadian provinces in his motor home for their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cloys' name to:
Grace United Methodist Church Building Fund;
PO Box 330, La Center, KY 42056
A celebration of his life and ninetieth birthday will be held at Grace United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 22 at 6:00 P.M.
Condolences for the family may be left on-line at morrowfuneralchapel.com.
Morrow Funeral Chapel of LaCenter is handling arrangements.
NOV 22. 06:00 PM
Grace United Methodist
3752 Paducah Road
Barlow, KY, US, 42024
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