OBITUARY: Coy Waldo Henderson


Mr. Coy Waldo Henderson passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, he was 74 years old.

Coy Waldo Henderson was born in Ellijay GA to Manda Dean Henderson and Homer Henderson.

After serving in the United States Army, he worked for Dalton Utilities as a lineman for most of his career. He married the love of his life Lois Banks, and they raised two children. He was a deacon at Friendship Baptist Church, and enjoyed camping and being with his four granddaughters.

Mr. Henderson is survived by wife of 50 years: Lois Henderson; children: Kelley Henderson and Russell (Magan) Henderson; grandchildren: Tori Henderson, Madelynn Henderson, Annie Claire Henderson, and Savannah Henderson; siblings: Malvie Duckett, Dimmie (Lou) Price, and Carolyn Mathews; numerous nieces and nephews; and special church friends and extended family.

He is preceded in death by parents Manda and Homer Henderson, and siblings Irma Easley, Loyd Henderson, Herbert Henderson, Audrey Worthington, June Holmes, Robert Henderson, and Roy Henderson.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Jerry Banks, and assisted by Brother Richard Edwards and Brother Chad Pinion, is 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. Interment in Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery will follow at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, please make Memorial Donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105). Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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