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Jerome Chapman Henderson

September 21, 1924 ~ August 19, 2018 (age 93)

Jerome Chapman Henderson, 93, of Calhoun, died Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his home. He was born in Gordon County on September 21, 1924, son of the late John Sevier and Georgia Chapman Henderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Brock Henderson in 2014; and siblings, John S. Henderson, James Henderson, Kate Henderson Clark, and Ralph Henderson.


Jerome was a veteran, serving his country in the US Army. He was employed with Lockheed for 37 years and retired as a Flight Line Manager. He was a member of Damascus Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. After retirement, Jerome enjoyed working on his farm, and spending time with family and friends.


Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Cindy Henderson, and Brock and Tammy Henderson; grandchildren, Cody and Beth Henderson, Austin and Jenna Henderson, and Brody Henderson; great-grandchildren, Mori Henderson, Chapman Henderson, and Everleigh Henderson; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Howard and Brenda Brock, and Betty Brock; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives.


Services to honor the life of Jerome Chapman Henderson will be held Thursday, August 23rd at 4:00 PM from Damascus Baptist Church, with Rev. Eddie Brannon and Rev.Taylor Gallman officiating. Music will be arranged by Jody Darby. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow at Chandler Cemetery. Pallbearers serving will include Joe Darby, Chip Henderson, Travis Holsomback, Haley O’Neal, Vic Bohannon, and Chris Bowen. Honorary pallbearers are Red Robbins, Bill Collins, Stanley Simpson, Darrell Scoggins, Larry Bowen, Clifton Smith, and Jack McGaskey.


The Henderson family will receive friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 22nd from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.


Condolences may be left at Funeral arrangements for Jerome Chapman Henderson are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.      

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