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Thomas Lyle Henderson

February 5, 1933 ~ November 3, 2022 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Thomas Lyle Henderson, 89, of New Athens was reunited with his beloved wife, Jean, in the presence of our Lord on November 3, 2022.  Tom was born on February 5,1933 in New Athens, a son of the late Thomas Lyle Henderson Sr. and Arlene Griswold Henderson. He was a member of the New Athens Presbyterian Church. Tom was a 1950 graduate of Franklin High School. He was a proud, lifetime, resident of New Athens, where he served as the village’s Water Superintendent for 29 years.

He is survived by his children Wanda Smail (Doug) of Golden, Colorado and Jeff Henderson (Sue) of Pickerington; grandchildren, Stacey Walmboldt (Greg), Ashley O’Keefe (Shane), Tom Henderson (Taylor) and Rob Henderson (Ellie); great grandchildren, Kaiden and Kolton Michel; Kieran O’Keefe; and Ace, Tinley and Magnolia Wamboldt.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Henderson; grandson Cody Smail and granddaughter Anna Smail.

Friends may call on Friday, November 11th from 4-7 at the Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral services will be held at the New Athens Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 12th at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Unity Cemetery 73751 Unity Church Rd. St. Clairsville. Coffee and cookies will be served at the church following burial.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Athens Presbyterian Church, Box 218, New Athens, OH 43981 or to the Franklin Museum, c/o Pat Saffell, Box 28, New Athens, OH 43981. Online condolences may be made at


November 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH 43907

Funeral Service
November 12, 2022

11:00 AM
New Athens Presbyterian Church

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Thomas Henderson

February 5, 1933-November 3, 2022

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