Mr. Allison Robert Henderson, age 99, born December 12th, 1917 passed on September 7th, 2017. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Henderson graduated Britton High School and attended the University of Oklahoma, in Oklahoma City where he studied pre-med. He was a retired firefighter with the Oklahoma City Fire Department, and served his country honorably in the United States Navy Coast Guard during WWII. He was also a retiree of Union Camp Corporation as Chief of Fire Protection in Savannah, GA. Mr. Henderson is preceded in death by sisters Oma Emmitt, Thelma Sue Gilley and brothers Floyd, Frank and Bill Henderson.
Funeral service will take place at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 10th, 2017, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Rubin Smith and Rev. Dan Rosser officiating, music and vocals provided by Karen Buchanan & Loy Jarrett. Military graveside service will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Military Rites by the North GA Honor Guard. Deacons of the Church will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors include wife of 68 years, Marian Porter Henderson of Kennesaw, GA, Daughters and Son-in-law Jeanie H. Miller of Oklahoma City, OK, Diana H. Brantley of Kennesaw, GA, Donna & Roger Hefner of Acworth, GA, and Bobbi H. Victor of Smyrna, GA; 7 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Family will receive friends from 2-3pm Sunday, September 10th, prior to the funeral service at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Flowers are being accepted or donations may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery Fund in memory of Mr. Henderson.
Logan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com