William Jewell “Bill” Henderson

William Jewell “Bill” Henderson

Emhouse, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Feb 2016 (aged 78)
Hankamer, Chambers County, Texas, USA
Burial Baytown, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 158242275 · View Source
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William Jewell Henderson of Hankamer, Texas peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 78 years old. William (Bill) was born on October 20, 1937 in Emhouse, Texas and grew up in the Highlands/Lynchburg area. He attended Deer Park schools and graduated in 1957 from Deer Park High School. He entered the Houston Fire Department in 1961 and retired as Junior Captain in 1977. He then went on to have a successful business in commercial and industrial construction and retired in 2000 to his ranch in Hankamer. He was a Master Mason in good standing of Walter M. Pierson Lodge no. 1339 and a member of the Houston Scottish Rite. Bill's passions in life were his wife, family, church and friends. He was an active member of the Community Christian Fellowship in Oak Island. He also had a great passion for hunting, fishing and cooking. He was preceded in death by his parents William Clinton and Susie Faye Henderson, brother John Henderson and his sons Travis Henderson and Ron Daniels. He is survived by his wife, Linda Leigh Henderson, his children William P. Henderson, Terri J. Finley, Donald L. Daniels, John M. Henderson, J. Keith Sutton and Michael C. Sutton, his grandchildren Samantha Fentress, Schlawyn Stockwell, Christopher Walmsley, Chance Walmsley, Chad Daniels, Matthew Daniels, Bradley Daniels, Shane Moman, William John Henderson, Reanna Carson, Jaci Henderson, Jessi Sutton, Kaci Sutton, Blake Sutton, Sara Graves, Kayle Graves and David Sutton, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters and their spouses and numerous nieces and nephews and his canine best friend Doc. Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Earthman Baytown Funeral Home in Baytown. Funeral services will be at Earthman Baytown Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10 am with Pastor Mark Pagels officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens in Baytown. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Daniels, Matthew Daniels, Brad Daniels, Christopher Walmsley, Kelton Graham, Chance Walmsley and honorary pallbearer Avery Henderson. Arrangements are under the direction of Earthman Baytown Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Road, Baytown, Texas 77521, (281) 421-1288. 

William Jewell Henderson was first married to Tazie Joyce McDade.

William and Tazie were the parents to four children:

1. William Powell "Butch" Henderson
2. Terri Joyce Henderson
3. Travis Clinton Henderson
4. John Murray "Johnnie" Henderson

William married his second wife: Janet Louise (Gann) McDaniel on March 28, 1968, in Harris Co., Texas.

No Biological children for this marriage. Janet had two sons from her prior marriage. Donald and Ronald McDaniel. William did not formally adopt either of the boys, however, he treated, loved, and raised these boys the same as his own. They remain in the family unit as his sons even after the 23 year marriage of William and Janet ended.

William married his third wife: Linda Leigh Wolfean on September 20, 1996 in Liberty Co., Texas.

No Biological children for this marriage. Linda had two sons from her prior marriage, Keith and Michael Sutton. William had plenty of love to share to all. William and Linda were Happily married for almost 20 years at the time of his death.

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  • Created by: Rebecca Jean Jackson-Henderson
  • Added: 16 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 158242275
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jewell “Bill” Henderson (20 Oct 1937–18 Feb 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 158242275, citing Earthman Memory Gardens, Baytown, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca Jean Jackson-Henderson (contributor 47802065) .