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Obituary: Hezekiah Henderson, Columbus

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Hezekiah Henderson, 89, of Columbus, died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Four Seasons Health Care Center.

Mr. Henderson retired from Arvin Industries after 40 years service. He was a member of Seventh Street Church of God, National Campers and Hikers Association and Good Sam Camping Club

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street, with the Rev. Allen Henderson and Brother Jerry Ballard officiating. Calling will be from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers,  please make donations to the Gideon Society.

Born in Brown County June 7, 1924, Mr. Henderson was the son of Alva "Ginseng" and Alice Deckard Henderson. He married Norma Jean Herring in July of 1948. She preceded him in death. He married Bonnie Davis Sept. 12, 1969, and she also preceded him in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary A. (Bob Collins) Henderson of Mitchell, IN; sons, Billy K. (Carol) Henderson of Knoxville, TN, and Tommy D. Henderson of Bloomington; a brother, Ollen (Lillian) Henderson of Morgantown, IN; a sister, Rosie Adams of Columbus; grandchildren, Billy M. Henderson of Seymour, Jonathan (Tricia) Henderson of Osgood, David (Mavey) Henderson of Bloomington, Jessica (Daniel) Taylor of Bloomington and Alva (Sara) Henderson of Bloomington; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives; brothers, Otis and George Henderson; and a sister, Edna Davis.

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