Henderson “Hollywood” Lathon began his life’s journey on February 23, 1945 born to the union of Edna and Corbit Lathon of Mt. Lebanon, Louisiana.
He accepted Christ at an early age. He grew up in Gibsland, where he shared fond memories with his family and friends. Henderson graduated from Coleman High School. He worked at Willamette Industries for many years and later retired. He developed a love for horses and cherished that interest for the rest of his earthly life. His life’s journey ended on August 27, 2020.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Edna and Corbit Lathon; his brothers: Oakland Lathon, Vernon Lathon, and Lonnie James Lathon; his sisters: Katheryn Warren, Polly Sanders, Edna Mae Wilburn, and Ora Lee Hunter.
Left to cherish his memories are his devoted wife, Jannie Mae Peters Lathon; His brother, Prentis (Faye) Lathon; His sisters: Ruth Scott and Ruby Scott; His daughter, Mickey Lathon; His son, Vincent Lathon; His stepchildren: Garrison Peters and Darren Grigsby; His grandson, Jean-Luc S. Murray; His granddaughter, Lakenya W. Landers, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and great-grandchildren.
Public visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at the Benevolent Funeral Home, from 10 AM to 4 PM. A memorial graveside service will be held September 5, 2020 at 12 PM at the Shady Grove Cemetery on Benson Road in Minden, Louisiana. Pastor Titus Walker will officiate.
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation all the comforting acts given during our time of bereavement.