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Herbert G HENDERSON

Pea Ridge (Pea Ridge) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

February 18, 1928 - October 12, 2018

*Obituary
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Monday, October 15, 2018

PEA RIDGE — Herbert G. Henderson, 90, of Pea Ridge, died Friday at Circle of Life legacy Village in Bentonville.

He was born February 18, 1928, in Barry County, Mo. the fifth child of seven — born to Herman Gentry Henderson and Tona Pearl Moyer Henderson. He lived in Barry County until age 8 when his family moved to Waldron, Ark. He lived there until 1943 when his family moved to Pea Ridge. He graduated from Pea Ridge High School in 1946 and enlisted into the Army Air Corps. After basic training and mechanic school he was stationed in Alaska. He was discharged in 1949 as a Sergeant, receiving the WWII Victory Medal. He returned to Pea Ridge where he worked at various jobs including two years at Pete's 66 Station in Rogers in 1952. He moved to Tulsa and worked at Douglas Aircraft and then at American Airlines where he remained until retirement after 25 years. In 1955 he married his sweetheart Mary Jo Crabtree and enjoyed sixty three years of marriage. He enjoyed fishing, camping, flea markets, garage sales, mowing his yard, reading Zane Grey Western books, and classic cars. He was a long time member of the Tulsa Moose Lodge and The Oil Capitol Rod & Gun Club. He was a member of the Church of Christ and is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Mary, Lela and Bonnie; and three brothers, Wayne, Ralph and Robert.

Survivors are his wife Mary Jo Henderson of the home; a son, David Henderson and wife Jerri, a grandson, Gary Henderson and wife Sara, two great-grandchildren Emma and Tyler all of Tulsa; and many nephews and nieces.

Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Sisco Funeral Home Chapel in Pea Ridge. Visitation is set for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Pea Ridge Cemetery with full military honors.

Online condolences may be made at siscofuneralhome.net.

Married June 26, 1955

Contributed on 6/29/20 by wfields55
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Submitted: 6/29/20 • Approved: 7/2/20 • Last Updated: 7/5/20 • R1325801-G0-S3

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