Ella Roberta Haltom Henderson

January 5, 1920April 4, 2018

Roberta Haltom Henderson, age 98 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday evening at Humboldt Nursing Home in Humboldt.

She was born on January 5, 1920 in the Chester County Community of Deanburg to the late Francis Richardson Haltom and George Wilson Haltom. Roberta lived in the Bemis community and worked at the Bemis Mill until retirement. After retirement, she enjoyed being a homemaker, reading, sewing and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar L. Henderson.

She is survived by her son, Larry Henderson (Donna); grandchildren Glenn (Nancy), Steven (Nicole), Suzanne and Stacey (Brandon). She is also survived by great grandchildren Julia, Thomas, and Kylie.

The family will receive friends and loved ones at a visitation to be held on Saturday afternoon, April 7, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons.

A graveside service is to be held following the visitation at 3 p.m. at Ridgecrest Cemetery with Bro. Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow the service.

George A. Smith and Sons South Chapel, (731) 427-5555


  • Oscar L. Henderson, Husband, Deceased
  • Larry Henderson (Donna), Son
  • Glenn Henderson (Nancy), Grandson
  • Steven Henderson (Nicole), Grandson
  • Suzanne Henderson, Granddaughter
  • Stacey Henderson (Brandon), Granddaughter
  • Julia, Thomas, and Kylie, Great Grandchildren


  • Visitation with Friends and Family Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, April 7, 2018

Ella Roberta Haltom Henderson

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