William Brantley Henderson

December 7, 1945 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 76)

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William Brantley Henderson, 76, passed away Friday January 7, 2022.  Brantley grew up in Citronelle, Alabama, where he attended Citronelle High School and played football.  He met his wife, Roberta, at a Skating Rink in Citronelle Alabama and had been inseparable ever since. Brantley and Roberta got married and raised four children.  They were married for many years and both were a member of Cedar Creek Holy Church of God.  He would fill in with the Preacher at Cedar Creek Holy Church of God as a Lay preacher where he loved to teach the Word of God.  Brantley was a hard working man who provided for his family.  He worked at Benders Shipyard and for Brown and Root as a Foreman.  When Brantley wasn't working, either at Ciba Geigy, on a tractor, or on a International Four Wheel Drive, he was camping on the banks of Cedar Creek and Escatawpa River and fishing for Bream, Red Belly, Catfish and Gargoyle Fish. Brantley also liked to Deer hunt.  He enjoyed raising Catfish in his ponds. Brantley also enjoyed raising Hogs, Gators, Rabbit and Crawfish.  Brantley also enjoyed Crabbing on the Causeway. He would give away vegetables that came from his garden to family and friends.  Brantley didn't cook but one thing that he could cook was Rabbit Stew " Rabbit Gumbo".  He didn't like to be inside, but if he had to be inside he would watching Andy Griffith,  Wheel of Fortune, News or sleeping.   Brantley loved to drink coffee and was called "WB" or "Brant" by his buddies.  He will be missed by all especially by his children and grandchildren for his "Rabbit Gumbo".


Visitation Sunday January 9, 2022 at Cedar Creek Holy Church of God 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Funeral Service Monday January 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Cedar Creek Holy Church of God at 5351 Coy Smith Hwy Citronelle, AL. Interment following at Frazier Cemetery at 20674 Frazier Cemetery Rd. Citronelle, AL. with Pastor Darius Templeton officiating and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. 




William Darren (Valeria) Henderson

William Eric (Rena) Henderson


Karren Henderson

Sharon Henderson

Eleven Grandchildren:

Jamie Henderson

Okie Henderson

Jessica Henderson

Ernie Junior Henderson

Jennifer (Greg) Ledbetter

Allen (Hailey) Scruggs

Dina Woods

Harley (Mathew) Newburn

Kenneth Paul "KP" (Breana) Woods

Erica (Calain) Bolden

Wyatt Brantley Henderson

Thirteen Grand Grandchildren


Jimmy (Virginia) Henderson

George (Carolyn) Henderson


Ellen Henderson

Margaret Ann (Rick) Richardson

RoseMary (Roger) Odle


KP Woods

Wyatt Henderson

Allen Scruggs

Phillip Henderson

Matthew Newburn

Preceded in Death:


Roberta Henderson


James W. Henderson


Martha L. Gartman


Joe Henderson


Wanda Henderson

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January 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cedar Creek Holy Church of God
5351 Coy Smith Hwy
Citronelle, AL 36522

Funeral Service
January 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Cedar Creek Holy Church of God
5351 Coy Smith Hwy
Citronelle, AL 36522

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