August 25, 1935 - August 15, 2017
Mrs. Joanne Henderson, 81, of Louisiana, Missouri died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana where she had been for a few weeks. She was born August 25, 1935 in rural Clarksville to David H. and Lillian S. Cannon. She was the sister of John E. Cannon of rural Clarksville, Mrs. Gordena Cannon Travis of St. Charles and Charles David Cannon deceased. Joanne graduated in 1954 from R-3 school district. Classes were held in the Eolia High School as Clopton High School was not complete then. On June 11, 1955 she married Joseph Eugene Henderson from Louisiana in the Clarksville Methodist Church. Their sons are Joseph Eugene Henderson II and David Miller Henderson of Louisiana. Her four grandchildren are Kristina Marie and Samantha JoAnne, daughters of Joe and Doris (Morgan) Henderson and Holly Rae Green (husband Josh) and Gabriel David, children of David and Becky (Wood) Henderson. Both she and her husband were supportive of and looked forward to sporting events of their grandchildren and were proud of their achievements. Joanne had worked at Kamp Togs in Clarksville, Stark Brothers Nurseries and Primary, Middle School and many years at Louisiana High School as manager and head cook. Joanne was instrumental in organizing the Methodist Council Community Thanksgiving Dinner in 1994. Joanne brought her vision of a community Thanksgiving dinner using her expertise in food service management and many hours of work. In one of the early years she personally baked 17 turkeys. Encouraged by Methodist minister Jay Frost and the help of others willing to work on this project it is an annual tradition here in Louisiana for 23 years now. Her wishes were to be cremated. Services are scheduled at Collier Funeral Home on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11:00 a.m.. The Rev. Art Moore will officiate. Dr. Earl Wood will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Dr., Louisiana, M0 63353 or to the Donor’s choice.
Mrs. Joanne Henderson, 81, of Louisiana, Missouri died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana where she had been for a few weeks. She was born August 25, 1935 in rural Clarksville to David H. and Lillian S.... View Obituary & Service Information
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