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Dorothy Chapman Henderson

Obituary Date: Friday 6th March 2015

Dorothy Chapman Henderson, age 84, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015.
Born on February 23, 1931 in Blairsville, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Louis Napolean and Queen Ester Henson Chapman. Mrs. Henderson was a member of Chopped Oak Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers, Jack, Troy and Roy Chapman and a sister, Ida Lou Chapman Turner.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Lee M. Henderson of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Joy Henderson of Clarkesville; grandchildren and spouses, Matthew and Lindsey Henderson of Dacula, Brody and Christy Henderson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Cara Henderson of Clarkesville; great grandson, Bentley Henderson of Virginia Beach, Virginia; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services are 3 pm Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Pastor Scott Slaton officiating. Interment will be private.
The family will receive friends from 3-7 pm on Saturday at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Chopped Oak Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1445, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral Date
03/08/2015 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home