Jeffery Leroy Allen Henderson, 33, of Salina, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on June 27, 1987, in Bakersfield, California the son of Rodgers R. Henderson and Dianna (Shaffer) Henderson now Thomas. Jeffery worked as a forklift driver for NGSC for a time. He had lived in the Salina area for over 15 years. Jeffery enjoyed being outdoors always, fishing and kayaking. He especially enjoyed hunting and his hound dog Annie. Jeffery was a hard worker. He will be especially remembered for his kind heart, always helping anyone who needed him. A young life ended far too soon, he will be remembered lovingly by his family and friends always.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 4, 2021, at 2 p.m. in the Highland Cemetery in Inola, Oklahoma with Reverend Stephen Waechter officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. To leave a personal message to his family, please see his Tribute at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
He is survived by his father, Rodgers Henderson of Salina, OK; his mother, Dianna Thomas of Salina, OK; his brother, Justin Henderson of Salina, OK; his grandmothers, Lillie Henderson of Salina, OK and Jacqueline Shaffer of Lamont, CA; half-sister, Rhiann Thomas of Bakersfield, CA and half-brother, Lance Thomas of Bakersfield, CA; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his sister, Cassandra Henderson; grandfathers, Odie Henderson and Dennis Shaffer.