John Gordon “J.G.” Henderson, age 80, of Chickamauga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 9, 2021. He was born to the late John B. Gordon Henderson and Dessie Mae Brock Henderson in Trion, GA, lived most of his life in the Michigan area, moved to the Chickamauga area in 2002, after he retired from Detroit Diesel, as a master electrician, after 41 years. J.G. was a graduate of Gordon Lee Memorial High School, class of 1959, served his country in the U.S. Navy and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed. J.G. was also preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Prince, Polly Vaughn, Martha Nation, June Angel and Charlotte Arnold, brothers, Franklin Lamar Henderson and Alfred Henderson. He is survived by his loving wife, of 31 years, Teo Fanesa A. Henderson, children, Christine Johnson and Jason Henderson, sister, Betty Jenkins, grandchild, Ashley Higgs, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm Friday, September 17, 2021 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor James Sprayberry officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friend from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021 and prior to the service on Friday. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.
Viewing Location: 215 Lee Ave, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Service Location: 215 Lee Ave, Chickamauga, GA 30707