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Ruth Henderson

July 21, 1934 — August 18, 2022

Mrs. Ruth Henderson, age 88, of Buchanan, Ga, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022.

Mrs. Henderson was born in Felton, Ga on July 21, 1934, daughter of the late Romie Chandler and Maggie Addison Chandler. She owned a seafood restaurant in Port St Joe, Florida and was a proud member of the American Legion. She loved reading, fishing, playing cards, bird watching, and cooking for her family.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Henderson was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mr. HB Henderson; brothers, JC Chandler, Bill Chandler, and Carl Chandler and sister, Frances McCoy.

Mrs. Henderson is survived by a son, Gary Timms and his wife Anna; grandson, Gary Timms Jr.; granddaughter, Jennifer Timms; great grandson, Alex Timms; stepchildren, Wayne and Marla Henderson, Debbie Boatwright, Vanessa and Doug, and Stacey Tullis; and a sister, Cecil Beasley. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Henderson will be Monday, August 22, 2022, at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Smith & Miller Funeral Home with Rev Brian Crisp officiating. Interment will follow at Brannon Perryman Cemetery in Buchanan, Ga.

The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers: Alex Timms, Gary Timms,Jr., Jody Hindmon, Bill Gates, Brandon Sadler, and Johnathon Davis.

Mrs. Henderson’s family will receive friends at Smith & Miller Funeral Home on Monday, August 22, 2022, from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour.

The Smith & Miller Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Ruth Henderson.

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