Larry E. Henderson (70) of Jewett


Published on March 20 2014 2:51 pm

Larry E. Henderson, 70, of Jewett, IL passed away at 12:35 am Thursday, March 20, 2014 at his home.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Monday March 24th 2014 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Block Cemetery rural Greenup, IL.
Larry was born on June 4th 1943 in Terre Haute, IN to Harvey & Goldie (Lewis) Henderson. Larry earned a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University. He married Brenda Croy in Toledo, IL on June 21, 1964 and she preceded him on March 17, 2001.
Surviving is a special friend Lorry Kuhns of Jewett; daughters Sheryl (Dave) Burkett of San Angelo, TX; Barb Robinson of Mattoon, Janet Henderson of Greenup, Linda (Scott) Oakley of Greenup and Rebecca Neese of Kankakee, IL; son Dustin (Jennifer) Henderson of Jewett; sisters Patsy Wilson of Greenup, Judy Powell of Jewett and Sandy (Jeff) Starwalt of Hidalgo; sister in law Cathy Henderson of Casey; 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Ron Henderson.
Larry was a shipping supervisor at World Color Press in Effingham and retired after 34 years. He was a wonderful father and grandfather and will truly be missed.
Memorials can be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation 1411 K. St. NW suite 800 Washington, DC 20005. Online condolences can be expressed at