Durris Glenn Henderson, 91, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 20, 2023 at his home in Hendersonville, NC.
A native of Polk County, Durris was born on March 8, 1931, in Green River Cove to the late Posey and Henrietta Henderson. He retired from General Electric after 36 years, but held many different occupations throughout his lifetime, including working at Grey Hosiery Mill and being a success apple farmer for numerous years. “Papaw” loved to watch the deer, enjoy the wildlife outside his home and spoil the dog with treats.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Gibbs Henderson, four sisters: Stela, Ola, Charity, Sue and Margery; as well as, three brothers: Hubert “Buck”, Montgomery and JP.
He is survived by his three sons, all of Hendersonville, NC: Roger (Sandra), Ricky (Lorie) and Ronald Henderson; six grandchildren Nicky, Brandon, Bridgette, Autumn, Jerred, and Sydney; five great-grandchildren Makena, Selah, Victoria, Braylee and River; and one sister Ellen Mitchell of Greensboro, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 11AM, on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Reverend Mike Searcy officiating.