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Mr. Emmanuel Henderson

Obituary for Mr. Emmanuel Henderson

February 14, 1949 - March 20, 2020
Jacob City, Florida | Age 71

A Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend


Mr. Emmanuel Henderson age 71 of Jacob City, FL entered into eternal rest on Friday March 20th.
Emmanuel was the seventh child born to the late Samuel Henderson and Inez Bailey Henderson on February 14, 1949 in Jacob City, FL.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He really loved his entire family and did everything within his power to be there for the family he cared so passionately for.
He was always finding something to do outside. He had enormous strength, picking up the back end of automobiles, toting at least 2 stoves, washing machines, etc… at the same time.
Work was the only way to go with him. During his working life he worked at various jobs including: West Point Stevens and Rex Lumber Company. He also worked at Cottondale High School (where he mentored many), Barnes Railroad Service, Gulf Coast Fertilizer Plant, The Kraft Plant and Braxton's Farm.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Samuel J. Henderson, Lillie Barnes, Eugene Jones, Shirley Pittman, Frances Henderson, Callie Ambers and Early Carl Henderson.
He leaves to cherish memories, a devoted and loving wife: Earline "Tanner" Henderson; five children: Philana Letitia Henderson (Donovan) of Slocomb, AL, Milik Gray (Angie) of Philadelphia, PA, Torrance Ra'mon Henderson (Melinda) of Tallahassee, FL, Belinda Janel Henderson of Jacob City, FL, and Cassandra Denise Shutz (Jerald) of Auburn, AL; special daughter: Keyonda Mitchell of St. Petersburg, FL; five grandchildren: Keondra Abriana Sherell Henderson, Kaelen-Daniel Ra'mon Menchion, Xavian Khalil Henderson, Gloria JeKenya Shutz and Zoe Janai Shutz; one great-grandson: Kairo Alexander Henderson; six siblings: Theodore Henderson of Lakeland, FL, Dr. Marvin Henderson (Irene) of Cottondale, FL, Latrice Henderson of Augusta, GA, Josephine Lewis, Eula Johnson, Evelyn Pittman (Joe) and Olivia Godbold all of Jacob City, FL; two sisters-in-law: Annie Lee Henderson of Jacob City, FL and Sandra Jones of Port St. Joe, FL; one loving ex-daughter-in-law: Sydonna Henderson, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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The family of Mr. Emmanuel Henderson would like to thank everyone for the part you played for this home-going service. We would also like to thank those that visited and called during his time of illness.We pray blessings upon each of you.

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5304 Bowden Hill Rd
Campbellton, FL 32426
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