Alton Ray "Al" Henderson

November 02, 2022

Alton Ray "Al" Henderson, 77, of DeWitt passed away October 24, 2022. He was born November 8, 1944, in Jefferson County to Arlin and Mary Sue Henderson.

Al retired from the Family Shoe Center after 43 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and wood working. Al was also a great cook and his specialty was pecan pie.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Al is survived by his wife of 59 years, Kitty Mansell Henderson of DeWitt; two sons Mike Henderson (Kena) of Almyra and Randy Henderson of DeWitt; six granddaughters Brooke Golleher (Wyatt), Harlie and Henslee Henderson, Amber and Jessica Carver, and Chelsea Noblin; four great-grandchildren Everleigh Golleher, Jade and Jayce Meeks, and Lynnox Leftwich; and his pet pig, Sadie.

Funeral services were October 27 at McAdams Road Church with burial following in Thompson Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home. www.essexfuneralhome.com