EVA MAE HENDERSON
Funeral services for Eva Mae Henderson, 75, of Allen, who died Thursday at University Nursing Center, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Ben Hubert officiating. Interment will be in Restland Memorial Park with Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in charge of the services.
Mrs. Henderson was born Oct. 14, 1911 in Plano, the daughter of J. W. Story and Maud Forgason.
She was a retired secretary with the VA hospital, and a member of the First Christian Church of Allen.
Survivors include her brother, Alvis C. Story of Allen; two nephews: Marion Hart of Ft. Worth, Chester Story of McKinney; three nieces: Eunice Mink of Ft. Worth, Edith Patterson of Arlington and June Snoddy of Allen.
Mrs. Henderson was preceded in death by her husband, G. W. Henderson; three brothers and one sister.
W. K. HENDERSON
W. K. Henderson “located in 1866 at Mantua, Collin County, where he was engaged for seven or eight years, selling goods, but closed out his mercantile interests in 1872 and began farming. Moving, three years after, to Van Alstyne, he engaged again in mercantile pursuits,... In November, 1866, Mr. Henderson married Miss Jennie Morton, daughter of Eli W. Morton, who came to Texas from Missouri during the war to escape war troubles at home....” from a Grayson County Historical book – Biographical Sketches, p 386-87.
WILLIAM KENNER HENDERSON
Family Group Sheet.
William Kenner Henderson b. 21 July 1837 Crawford Co., Ark. d. 6 Dec 1907 Van Alstyne, TX
father Robert Henderson mother Mary B. Kenner
m. 14 November 1866 Collin Co., TX
Nancy Jane Mo(r)ton b. 14 April 1848 Hickory Co., MO d. 19 Aug 1907 Van Alstyne, TX
father Eli Washington Mo(r)ton mother Eliza E. Evans?
1. Dorcus Burem b. 20 Aug 1867 Mantua, Collin, TX d. 15 Nov. 1944
m. 10 Sept 1890 Dr. S. D. Moore
2. Enah b. 22 Feb. 1869 Mantua, Collin, TX d. 3 Mar 1926
m. 12 Sept 1893 Sam H. Pattie
3. Emeline b. 22 April 1871 Mantua, Collin, TX d. 10 Sep 1925
m. 12 Sep 1893 J. C. Taylor
4. Evelyn b. 22 April 1871 Mantua, Collin, TX d. 1 Oct. 1872
5. Volney Howard b. 25 Aug. 1873 Mantua, Collin, TX d. 29 Oct 1951
m. May 1910 Gertrude Velenthol Schwartz
6. Pascal Prentis b. 6 Nov. 1874 on farm Grayson, TX d. 1 Jan 1927
m. 2 Sept 1903 Mary Guyton White
7. Lester L. b. 22 Sep 1879 Van Alstyne, Grayson, TX d. 27 Aug 1947
m. 15 Nov. 1905 Dixie Lee Umphress
8. Grace Dorcas b. 18 June 1883 Van Alstyne, Grayson, TX d. 25 Aug 1932
m. 15 Nov. 1904 Dr. J. M. Slaughter
9. Eskridge Kenner b. 28 June 1887 Van Alstyne, Grayson, TX d. 4 July 1888
10. Zuleika b. 28 June 1887 Van Alstyne, Grayson, TX d. 26 Oct 1942
m. 25 Nov. 1914 Parke A. Cooling
11. Clifton Mo(r)ton b. 24 March 1891 Van Alstyne, Grayson, TX d. 9 May 1961
m. 14 April 1917 Roberta Howell