CHERRYVILLE - Clifford Benard Henderson, 84, of Dallas Cherryville Highway, died Nov. 11, 2013, at W. G. Hefner VA Medical Center, Salis-bury.
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He was born on Nov. 2, 1929, in Cocke County, Tenn., son of the late Newton Benard and Carrie Turner Henderson.
He was retired from General Motors and along his wife were long line truck drivers and owners operators for several years after his retirement. Mr. Henderson also operated a produce stand. He also faithfully served his country during Korea in the US Air Force.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Wanda Henderson and a son Randy Henderson, and several brothers and sis-ters.
Survivors include his wife Iva Jean Woody Henderson, son, Marve Henderson (Sandra) of Hickory, daughter in law Kay Henderson of Cherry-ville, seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren, and a brother Coolidge Henderson of Newport, Tenn.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation Services with the Rev. Leonard Bumgardner officiating.
Burial will be in Shady Grove Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and at other times at the home.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 14, 2013