March 29, 1935 - October 5, 2020
Ellen Conkle Henderson, 85, of Milner, formerly a longtime resident of Lovejoy died Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home. Born in Hampton, March 29, 1935, she was a daughter of the late E.E. and Annie Bell Wallace Conkle. She formerly served as Postmaster for the Lovejoy Post Office for twenty-eight years. Mrs. Henderson was a master quilter and loved both vegetable and flower gardening. She loved to bake and shared her “goodies” with many family members and friends. She was a wonderful cook and, also formerly helped cater many weddings. Mrs. Henderson was a longtime member of Lovejoy United Methodist Church where she served as Church Treasurer for over forty years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ellis Henderson; grandson, Eli Henderson; brothers, Thomas Conkle and Robert Conkle; and sisters, Ann Arendall, Edna Hensler, Audrey Tuck and Elsie Wallace. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Henderson of Milner; and a son, Hiram Henderson and Lisa, also of Milner; granddaughter, Amanda Henderson of Lineville, AL; a sister, Linda Parrish and husband Roy of Griffin; a brother, James A. Conkle of Lovejoy; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Henderson will be conducted Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Berea Christian Church Cemetery on McDonough Street, Hampton, GA across from Hampton Masonic Lodge with Chaplain Rob Morris officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation / Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, 1405 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 or www.choa.org in memory of “Eli’s Granny” where excellent care was given to her grandson, Eli Henderson throughout his stay there. The family would like to thank the Compassus Hospice for the care of Ellen for the past two years and offer a special thanks to her caregiver, Sandi Corley for her compassion, devotion, friendship and skilled assistance in caring for Ellen for the past 6 ½ years. For online condolences please visit www.haistenmcculloughfuneralhome.com. Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Road, Griffin is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen Conkle Henderson, 85, of Milner, formerly a longtime resident of Lovejoy died Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home. Born in Hampton, March 29, 1935, she was a daughter of the late E.E. and Annie Bell Wallace Conkle. She formerly served... View Obituary & Service Information
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