Reverend Evan Henderson

reverend evan henderson

February 16, 1934 ~ August 14, 2021

Born in: Houston, Texas
Resided in: Bryan, Texas

Evan Norrell Henderson was born on February 1934 as the only child of Iliff and Alice Henderson. The family lived in Houston and attended First United Methodist Church. As a child Evan gave his life to Jesus Christ as his Savior. Evan attended Lamar High School in Houston and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Weslayan College in Ft. Worth. He received a call from The Lord into Christian ministry and earned a Masters Degree in Theology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Evan pastored numerous Methodist churches in Georgia and Texas including the Alexander United Methodist Church in the Tabor community of the Brazos valley. His heart for missions took him to short-term outreaches in countries outside the U.S.A.

Evan married Nancy Newton from Bryan. They have two children, Kimberly and Mark. Evan is survived by his wife, Nancy of 50 years. Their son, Mark and his wife, Cynthia live in the Dallas area. Their daughter, Kimberly and her husband Michael Reeves live in College Station. Their three children are Zachary who lives in Houston, Tiffany who lives in College Station and Kaleigh lives in College Station. Evan and Nancy are members of First Baptist Church in Bryan. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the missions department of First Baptist Bryan or the Gideon Bible Society.

Private services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers of Bryan-College Station.

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  1. Evan and Nancy are dear friends of ours. Evan was one of the kindness Christian men I have every met. He definately loved the Lord and Evan’s goal was to make sure every person he met knew about the Savior. He definitely gave his life serving the liars and spreading the gospel. We’ve lost a good man here on earth but Evan is now where he always wants to be, with the Lord he loved so much.

    • Betty & Tommy – dear friends – Thaank you so much for your friendship. It has always been a delight for Evan & I to have you two as special friends. All of your prayers & comfortilng words mean so much. I look forward to our visit together next week Betty. God bless you, Nancy

  2. Nancy, we are praying for you and family today as you remember and celebrate Evan and his life that he surrendered to our Lord Jesus Christ. We remember Evan as always jovial and positive who always had a funny story. He not only proclaimed the gospel but he lived it. We are thankful for his example and for the legacy he left us all.

    • Carole & George – Your friendship has meant so much to Evan & me. Your prayers, visit & the meal are such a blessing. Our daughter & daughter-in-law both asked me to thank you for the delicious food. It is so appreciated in helping our family time together. God bless you, Nancy

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