Family-Placed Death Notice
HENDERSON, Wilson MR. WILSON HENDERSON Mr. Wilson Henderson of Locust Grove (formerly of Arlington, Massachusetts) passed away May 15, 2009. Born on August 26, 1934, he was a retired administrator with the Equal Opportunity Division Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency in Boston. Mr. Henderson was born in Blakely, Georgia and grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. Wilson graduated from Morehouse College in 1957 and from Atlanta University’s School of Social Work in 1959. He earned a Master of Public Administration Degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 1974. In building his career he worked in numerous public and governmental sectors. He retired from the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency in 2000 and moved to Locust Grove in 2004 where he and his family joined the Shiloh Baptist Church in McDonough. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Nannie Eliza; his three children, Archie James, Douglas Adali (Valencia), and Lisa Michelle; sister, Virginia Brown, four grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm, the Wake will be 12:00 -1:00 pm at Shiloh Baptist Church at 262 Macon Street, McDonough, GA, Interment will be at East Lawn Cemetery, In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make a contribution to Shiloh Baptist Church Grounds For Exchange (GFE) Fund. Speer & Speer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.