Joseph Wallace Henderson
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Joseph Wallace Henderson
  • December 21, 1917 - September 28, 2017
  • Atlanta, Georgia

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HENDERSON, Joseph Wallace age 99 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on September 28, 2017. He is survived by his children Wallace and Jeanne Henderson, Laleah Henderson, Karen and Ted Walker, along with 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren, a sister Betty Sudduth, and a sister-in-law Lena Mosley.



Wallace was born in Lyons, Georgia on December 21, 1917. He graduated from The Georgia Tech Institute of Technology where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Wallace was a WWII veteran where he served in the 422nd Squadron 305th Bombardment Group Army Air Forces. In 1947, he married Laleah Mosley (deceased). He and his wife opened Henderson Hardware in Atlanta in 1955, where they worked side by side for 31 years. He was a long time member of Northwoods Baptist Church and currently attended Northeast Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and a member of the Fishers of Men Sunday School Class. His favorite past time was traveling the world with his wife Laleah. Graveside services were held in Lyons, Georgia on October 2nd. Contributions can be made to woundedwarriorproject.org or to your favorite charity.