Mr. William Edward "Ed" Henderson age 78 of Summerville passed away Saturday, April 3, 2010 at his residence.  He was born November 11, 1931 in DeKalb County, Alabama, son of the late Jeff William and Addie Lee Walker Henderson.  He was retired from Mt. Vernon Reigel Textile Mill, member of the Quarter Century Club and a member of Pennville Chritian and Missionary Alliance Church.  Mr. Henderson was a veteran of the US Army.  He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, William Ladon Henderson and great granddaughter Shawna Stapp.

Survivors include his wife, Sara Jane Barnett Henderson, Summerville; son, Eddie Henderson; two daughters, Lori Westbrooks and Marily Silvers; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 2 PM from the Chapel of the Erwin Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Johnson Officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens.  Pallbearres are requested to meet at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 1:30 PM and include the following:  Will McNeese, Bobby and Kyle Spear, Gary Floyd, Eugene Cordell and Greg Harrison.  Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Chattooga County EMS, Mickey and Rickey Silvers, Bud Dempsey and John Mason.

Erwin – Petitt Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.