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Lawrence Chesley Henderson / June 22, 2020

Lawrence C. Henderson of South Boston died Saturday, June 20, 2020 at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1925 in Halifax County and was 95 years old. He was the son of the late Scott Henderson and the late Rosa Kate Henderson and was married to the late Mary Blackstock Henderson for 67 years.

He was of the Methodist faith and attended Union United Methodist Church. He was US Army veteran of WWII. Mr. Henderson loved fishing and playing bluegrass gospel music.

Mr. Henderson is survived by three daughters, Jackie Childress of South Boston, Brenda H. Cobb of Elon, N.C., and Wanda H. Roy of South Boston; three grandchildren, Michelle Nasrallah, Angie Moore and Cindy Carbaugh (Tony); and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Pam Henderson and Wayne Henderson; one great-grandchild, Amanda Barney; and two sisters, Virginia Landrum and Phyllis Henderson

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

For memorials please consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or the Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1502, Halifax, VA 24577.

Online condolences may be directed to:

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services.

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