Lorretta Ann (Ellis) Henderson

November 15, 1961 ~ June 14, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Lorretta Henderson Obituary

It's All Night, All Day, Angels Watching Over Me, My Lord. All Night, All Day, Angels Watching Over Me. Day Is Dying [n the West, Angels Watching Over Me, My Lord. Sleep, My Child, And Take Your Rest, Angels Watching Over Me. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, Angels Watching Over Me, My Lord. Pray The Lord My Soul To Keep, Angels Watching Over Me. It is with utmost sorrow, and heaviness of heart that we announce the passing of Mrs. Lorretta Ann Ellis-Henderson of Dallas, TX. 

Mrs. Lorretta Ann (Ellis) Henderson was born to the proud parentage of JC Ellis, Jr. and Cassanolia Williams in Elk City, Oklahoma on November 15, 1961. She completed her formal education in Duarte, California where in June 1979, she graduated from Duarte High School. She left this earthly home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in Dallas, Texas.

Lorretta was a mother of two and also a stepmother of two children who she loved dearly. She was a faithful member of the Christian Tabernacle True Holiness Church of Praise.

She was preceded in death by her father; JC Ellis, Jr., her daughter; Patrice B. Brigham, and brother; James Calvin Ellis. 

Lorretta leaves to cherish many wonderful memories to her loving and devoted husband; Marvin Wayne Henderson, Sr., her children; Torie J. (Dou Dou) Faye and Charles A. (Iyeshia) Nichols, her stepsons whom she loved as her very own; Marvin W. Henderson., Jr., and Marcus Henderson, her grandchildren; Andre Nichols (AKA Keiandre), Aysha Nichols, Aaliyah Nichols, Jordan Nichols, Zion Nichols, Micah Nichols, Princess K. Faye, Chaston Henderson, Chason Henderson, Chase Henderson, Jade Henderson, and Jaden Henderson, her mother; Cassanolia Williams,  her siblings; Brenda (Carl) Williams of Royse City, TX, Yullic (Denise) Ellis of Lawton, OK. Patricia L. Ellis of Killeen, TX, Ray C. Ellis of Dallas, TX, Georgia M. Ellis of Garland, TX, Thomas (Lisha) Ellis of Royse City, TX, Latretta A. Wilson of Tyler, TX, Bobby D. Ellis of Richmond, TX, Dorothy (Anthony) of Royse City, TX, Patricia (Otha) Hampton of Rowlett, TX, and Kim D. Ellis of Garland, TX. Lorretta also leaves to cherish precious memories with a plethora of other relatives and friends. She will truly be missed by all of us.

Please keep the Ellis-Henderson family lifted in your thoughts and prayers. Her services are entrusted to Bethesda Memorial Funeral Directors - DeSoto, TX. 

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Repose Visitation
June 29, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bethesda Memorial Chapel of Rememberance
106 Terrace Dr
DeSoto, TX 75115

Homegoing Services
June 30, 2023

10:00 AM
Bethesda Memorial Chapel of Rememberance
106 Terrace Dr
DeSoto, TX 75115

Interment following funeral service
June 30, 2023

2:00 PM
Mt. Creek Cemetery
2099 Hardy Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75051


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