2013-09-19 / Obituaries


Walter Gaines “Botch” Henley Sr., 90, of Jackson died Sept. 11, 2013 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

He was born Aug. 24, 1923. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson and a past post commander with the Jackson VFW and a former Jaycee. He was a United States Army Veteran during World War II. He was a retired insurance agent with Liberty National Life Insurance Company.

Survivors include three sons, Walter Gaines “Jack” (Lynne) Henley Jr., Jackson, John Porter (Helen) Henley, Midland, MI, Frank McNair (Sandra) Henley, Salitpa; one sister, Tommie Chastain, Jackson; two grandsons, Matthew Porter (Nicole) Henley, John Andrew Henley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Porter Henley and parents, Thomas Thurman and Ida Corley Henley.

The service was Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Dr. Ben Stubblefield and Rev. Brian Jemison officiating. Burial was in Trinity Memorial

Gardens in Jackson.

Active pallbearers were David Chastain, Lee May, Steve Shoultz, Craig Crew, Tom Henley, Matthew Henley and Andrew Henley.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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