Edward Blaine Henderson, age 90, of Newland passed away on Friday October 14, 2011 at Cannon Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Boone, NC on October 20, 1920 a son of the late Fonz and Cena Coffee Henderson.
Edward was a member of the United States Army and served during World War II and had worked as a Security officer for Land Harbor.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Ora Lee Vance Henderson; son, Eddie Henderson; one grandson; two great grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory are: his children, Elizabeth Aldridge of Newland, Frienda Cashon and husband Keith of Linville Falls, Buzz Henderson and wife Sandy of Jonas Ridge, Tim Henderson and wife Cynthia of Newland; sisters, Marjorie Butry of Hampton, VA and Mildred Forbes of Linville; 16 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren.
Military Graveside Services will be Saturday, October 15th 3:00 p.m.in the Clark Cemetery in Crossnore.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Henderson family.