Elizabeth Snellgrove Henderson

Published 12:48 pm Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Mrs. Elizabeth Snellgrove Henderson, 94, a resident of Brantley, died Tues., Dec. 2, 2014.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 at Brantley Baptist Church with Rev. Burney Enzor, Rev. Jim Tate and Rev. Travis Johnson officiating. Interment followed in Brantley Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

Mrs. Henderson was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Henderson, Sr.; parents, Louis and Mattie Snellgrove; two brothers, Purnell Snellgrove and William Snellgrove; and son-in-law, Vernon Robbins.

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She is survived by three children, Earl (Gayle) Henderson, Melissa (Jack) Jackson and Mary Lib Robbins; nine grandchildren, Donna (John) Glover, Amy Hope (Jon) Tulloch, Misty Taylor, Laura (Jonathan) Layfield, Judith (Jim) Tate, Rachel (Charles) Farmer, Elizabeth (Paul) Wilander, Forrest (Brooke) Jackson and Daniel (Sherei) Jackson; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Dr. Don (Margaret) Snellgrove; and several nieces and a nephew.

Active pallbearers were John Glover, Jon Tulloch, Jonathan Layfield, Charles Farmer, Forrest Jackson, Daniel Jackson, John Snellgrove, Comer Carpenter and Paul Wilander. Serving as honorary pallbearers were members of the L.L.L. Sunday School class.

It is the family’s request that memorials be made to Brantley Baptist Church, P.O. Box 61, Brantley, AL 36009; to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 51, Luverne, AL 36049; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.