Lenard Leroy Henderson

Lenard Leroy Henderson, 79 of Georgetown, Louisiana passed from this life on Friday, June 22, 2018 at his residence in Georgetown, Louisiana. He was born Friday, July 29, 1938 in Selma, Louisiana to the union of Dodd and Hattie (Armstrong) Henderson. He was a graduate of Georgetown High School and was a member of Tullos First Baptist. Leroy started working in the oil industry for Justiss Mears Oil Company and later worked for Hunt Petroleum, where he retired after numerous years. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Verlene Henderson of Georgetown. One son Leonard R. Henderson & wife, Patty, of Georgetown, LA, a daughter, Darlene Lindgren, & husband, Wade, of Hibbing, MN. Two granddaughters, Stephanie Henry, & husband Hugh, Tessa Myrick & husband Daniel, two grandsons, Stephen Williams, and Derrick Henderson. Six great-grandchildren; Allison Henry, Bailey Henderson, Brian Henderson, Macie Myrick, Jack Myrick, and Brian Smoot. Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Aaron Henderson. Honored to serve as pallbearers were John Thornton, Kevin Salter, Darwin Fife, Tim Lasiter, Melvin Worthington, Shelby Loe, Jr., Larry Edwards and Grayson Walpole. Honorary pallbearers were Shelby Loe,Sr. Leon Sykes, Darrel Wilson. Services were held at 10:00 AM on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Tullos First Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Smith officiating. Interment was in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, LA.

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