Earl Wayne Henderson

Earl Wayne Henderson

Birth
Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Mar 2016 (aged 91)
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, USA
Burial Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 181816786 · View Source
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Earl Wayne Henderson passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at SSM-Audrain Hospital in Mexico, Missouri. He was a lifelong Vandalia and rural Curryville area resident. Earl Wayne was a 1942 graduate from Curryville High School. After high school, Earl Wayne began working at the Curtiss Wright Aircraft Factory in St. Louis. He entered the U. S. Army Air Corps in May 1943 and served for nearly three years in the South Pacific Theatre. Upon his return, he worked on the family farm. While farming, Earl Wayne was a substitute mail carrier in Curryville for several years. He also did carpentry work with Lowell Atkinson for several years. Earl joined the Curryville Presbyterian Church. He was an accomplished steel guitar player and was a part of a local band for many years.

Born: April 16, 1924 in rural Vandalia, Missouri the son of Hugh and Edna (Atkinson) Henderson.

Married: Sue Mae Pease on August 22, 1947 in Bowling Green, Missouri; she preceded him in death on March 3, 2015.

Survivors include: many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; wife, Sue; one daughter, Janet Sue that died in infancy.


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  • Created by: Fred Smith
  • Added: 27 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 181816786
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl Wayne Henderson (16 Apr 1924–23 Mar 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 181816786, citing Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Vandalia, Audrain County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Fred Smith (contributor 47480529) .