Willene Watts Henderson, 94, died July 25, 2017. She was born January 23, 1923 near DeWitt to Hallie and Hattie Henderson. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and retired as a bookkeeper for Blue Seal Petroleum. Willene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Watts; three brothers, Doyle, Hersel, and Billy Henderson; and two sisters, Gladys Kennedy and Geneva Kittler. She is survived by her son, Jerry Stephens and his wife Lillian; sister-in-law, Sue Henderson Coit; and nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5 at Eastside Baptist Church with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens by Essex Funeral Home.
Published August 4, 2017