Emery L. “Billy” Henderson

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Emery L. “Billy” Henderson, age 71 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Born Thursday, September 11, 1947 in Winnfield, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Tennie Irene Garr Henderson and James E. Henderson; and sister, Bonnie Henderson.

Billy was a Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War with numerous medals, including the Purple Heart. He had a great love for his family and his friends - especially his childhood friends, Kenneth Spangler and John Ray Barber.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 30 years, Jackie Henderson; sons, Kenneth, Wayne, and Thomas Henderson; step-son, Chris Hayes; step-daughter, Susie St. Andrie; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Thomas Henderson and James Paul Glenn; and sister, Delores Gay.

The family received friends on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and again on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home, from 12:00 PM until time of services.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home with William Gates officiating. Interment followed in Winnfield City Cemetery.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Jerald Davis, James Emery Henderson, Kenny St. Andrie, Brian Glenn, Mark Porter, and Jamie Wroten.

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