Dezzie Bee Henderson

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Mr. Dezzie Bee Henderson of Blytheville was born in Mississippi on September 10, 1929 to the late James Henderson and the late Angenora Stokes Henderson.

He was a member of Mt. Nebo M.B. Church in Blytheville and was retired from the Blytheville Road Dept. Mr. Henderson passed away on December 26, 2018 at Heritage Square Nursing Center in Blytheville at the age of 89.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Izolla Henderson, two sons Dezzie Henderson and Fredrick Gay both of Blytheville, one daughter Carolyn Kay Henderson, one brother Albert Henderson, and four sisters Vera Lee Moss, Pankey Stringer, Zeola Smith and Johnnie Mae Robinson.

He is survived by two sons Melvin Henderson of Hampton, AR and Travis Henderson of Abilene, TX, five daughters Dezzie McKeever and Patricia Dority both of Blytheville, Deloris Rooks, Sandra Lynch and Brenda Carol Gay all of Forrest City, AR and Sharon Henderson of Gosnell, five brothers Harold Henderson, Eddie B. Henderson and Gene Henderson all of Pontiac, MI and Robert Earl Henderson and Lynn Henderson both of Blytheville, two sisters Jessie Mae Bell of Pontiac, MI and Cleotha Robinson of Blytheville, forty-four grandchildren, forty-nine great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.

The visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Blytheville. The funeral will be held the following day, Friday, January 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. also at Wilson Funeral Home Blytheville, with Rev. Harold Henderson, Rev. Curtis Pointer and Rev. Willie D. Williams officiating. The burial will take place at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blytheville. Services provided by Wilson Funeral Home Blytheville.