Rex Henderson, 80 of Graceville, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Mr. Rex was born in Dale County, Ala., to the late Louie D. Henderson and Thelma Louise Birge Henderson, living most of his life in Graceville. A U.S. Army Veteran, he owned and operated the Graceville Beverage Store in Graceville for over 30 years and retired from State Line Beverage. He was a member of the Esto Church of Christ.
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He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters Nelma Watford and Myrle Faulk.
Survived by his beloved wife, Uneta Henderson; children, Kathy Lawhon, Ft. Walton Beach, Debbie Hamm(Darrell), Graceville, Michael Henderson(Loraine), Slocomb, Ala., and Dale Henderson(Marie), Graceville; four brothers, Kenny Henderson(Mae), Robert Henderson, Jessie Henderson(Norma) and Wayne Henderson(Vickie); nine grandchildren, Vince Singleterry, Toni Norton, John Lawhon, Christi Johnson(Mikey), Chris "Bushie" Capps, Amanda Sewell(Zach), Brandon Smith(Shannon), Lauren Henderson and Trey Hamm(Christy); eight great grandchildren, Alex, Adam, Rhett, McKinley, D.J., Michael, Jaiden Littles and Cobey Johnson and several extended family and friends.
Funeral service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Haddan and Jack Faircloth officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the funeral home Sunday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Nov. 13, 2013