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Posted: August 4, 2014 11:27 a.m.

Mrs. Lavancy B. Henderson

Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.

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A Celebration of Life

For

Mrs. Lavancy Benton Henderson

May 12, 1927~July 25, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Eleven O'clock a.m.

St. Paul AME

Covington, Georgia 30016

                                                                                Obituary
          On Friday, July 25, 2014, God called his daughter, Lavancy Henderson home to her rest. Lavancy was birn to the late Seals Benton and Ella Claude Benton on May 12, 1927 in Newton County, Georgia.

        She attended Washington Street School and in 1945 she married Isaac Henderson, Sr., to this union six (6) children were born, Isaac, Jr., Janie, Jean, Thurman, Emerson and Rachel Elaine, who preceded her in death.

        She joined Sims Chapel Baptist Church at an early age and after marriage, moved her Membership to Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, where she became a member of the Senior Choir. Primarily, she was a homemaker. In later years, she was employed with C.R. Bard Inc., Covington, Georgia until her retirement.

      Loving Memories of Lavancy rest in the hearts of her children, Isaac, Jr., Janie H. Giles, Jean (Boykin) Edwards, Thurman and Emerson; grandchildren, Bridgitte Giles Lawrence, LaNedra Giles, Dr. Rachelle Edwards (Marcus) Biddles, Tonya Edwards, Shayna Henderson Clemmons, Brandy Branche; great grandchildren, Bryant, Lomonte', De'Mario, DeMecko, Branton, MarCiona, DeAnte, Cordric, Zion and McKenzie; sisters, Lucille Dunlap, Willie Kay Durden and Bettye Fallen, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

    Interment
                       Lawnwood Memorial Park
                              1111 Access Road
                        Covington, Georgia 30014

                     Honorary Pallbearers
                  Mr. Eddie Baker                               Mr. James Mullins 
                  Mr. Jessie Clements                          Mr. Timothy Reed
                  Mr. Melvin Clements                        Mr. Leon Smith
                  Mr. Willie Jones                                Mr. Linnell Thomas
                  Mr. Billy Middleton                          Mr. Charles Williams

                                 Pallbearers
                        Mr. Eddie L. Baker
                        Dr. Melvin O. Baker
                        Rev. Willie Gene Davis
                         Mr. Ricky Reed
                         Mr. Leon Reed
                         Mr. Gregory Reed

                      Honorary Floral Bearers

Mrs. Mary Baker
Mrs. Edith Camp
Mrs. Leola Gibbs
Ms. Beulah Johnson
Mrs. Pocahantas Reed
Ms. Vivian Sawyers
Ms. Lizzie Ruth Smith

Floral Bearers

Mrs. Gwendolyn Benton
Ms. Geraldine Cullins
Ms. Brenda Gail Reed
Ms. Ann Spearman
Ms. Davidlyn Strong
Mrs. Warnell Williams

Special Thanks

          FMS Dialysis Center              Homestead Hospice
          United Home Care          The Saint Paul A.M.E

  Acknowledgements
The family of the late Lavancy B. Henderson acknwledges with deepest gratitude the cards, telephone calls, visits, flowers and other deeds of kindness shown to us during our time of sorrow. Your presence at this service and your prayers will be cherished long after the close of this day. We pray God's richest blessings upon you and your families.
 

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