John Edward Henderson was born on January 23, 1961 in Clarkdale, Mississippi to Bobbiegen Ellis and Will Ed Henderson. He received his formal education at Larkin High School in Elgin and was employed by Elgin Iron Works. He enjoyed playing pool and basketball and spending time with his friends and family.
John Henderson departed this life on Monday, January 18, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother Bobbie Ellis, his father Will Ed, and two brothers, Lee Henderson and Bobby Ellis.
John leaves to cherish his memory: his son, Cotrell Henderson, three sisters; Brenda Henderson, Cynthia (Ado) Autman, and Antonia (Randy) Jackson and four brothers; Will Ed Henderson, Brownie Ellis, Joe Frank (Dorothy)Ellis and Anthony (Samantha) Ellis.
Visitation will be held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division Street in Elgin on Saturday, January 30,2016 from 9:00am until time of service at 11:00am. Service will be officiated by Pastor Willie Powell.
Please call 847-741-1400 for more information.