Mary Henderson Knoxville, TN Mary Louise Porter Henderson, age 69, passed away on October 10, 2016. Louise was a graduate of Austin High School, Class of 1965. She worked with Knox County Schools, Alcoa Aluminum Company and eventually retiring from Knoxville Area Transit (KAT). She was a faithful member of Greater Warner AME Zion Church. Preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Lillie Porter; grandparents, Charlie and Carrie Porter and Frank and Elmira Angel. Survived by her devoted daughter and caregiver, Cicely Henderson; grandsons, LeChon Cole, II, Victor, II, and Zavion Haynes; brothers, Lewis (Deborah) and Tyson (Zephyree) Porter and Maynard (Eileen) Carter; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to name. On Saturday, October 15, 2016, the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a celebration of life service to follow at Community Evangelistic Church, at 2650 Boyds Bridge Pike, with Reverend Reginald Strong, officiating. Interment to follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, 3176 Alcoa Highway, where a white dove release will conclude the service. Flowers may be delivered to the church the morning of the service. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283, or www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com .
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