Class of 1944
1944 Graduation EditionPerry Daily Journal
Jackie Allen Henderson
– expects to leave for the navy approximately six days after graduation and he remarks that engineering and music interest him following the war.
Jackie is the son of S/Sgt Arthur M. Henderson and Mrs. V. A. Lathum, Konawa, Okla., born October 10, 1926, at Perry. He has been a member of the band for three years and was a member of the student council in his junior year.
Jackie Allen “Jack” Henderson
October 10, 1926 – April 13, 2011
Jack Henderson, Midwest City resident and retired Tinker Field employee, passed away April 13, 2011, at the age of 84.
He was born in Perry on Oct. 10, 1926 to Arthur Henderson & his wife, Mary. Jack enlisted in the Navy after high school and served in the Pacific during WWII.
He married his one and only true love, Evelyn (Dunagan), on Valentines Day, 1949. They raised their two kids, John and Kathy, in Guthrie before moving to Midwest City in 1973.
Jack’s survivors include his wife, Evelyn; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Loren Nix of Midwest City; son, John Henderson and his wife, Zela, of Broken Arrow; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial service 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, in the Candlewood Chapel at Ford Funeral Service, 305 S. Sooner Rd.