It is with
much sadness that we advise you that Dr, John W.P. Henderson of
Fordell, Chief of the Name and Arms of Henderson, died on 27
September 2004 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
services for Dr. John W.P. Henderson will be held Monday, 4 October
in Toowoomba. The Clan Henderson Society of the USA will have a
floral display delivered to the Henderson residence in Toowoomba on
Monday morning. In observance of this solemn occasion, it is
requested that each family observe a thirty second period of silence
to honor our fallen Chief at 6.00 PM EST Sunday, October 3rd.
period of mourning will exist within the Clan Henderson Society of
the USA from Monday, October 4 until the end of the current calendar
year. All crests currently held by Commissioners and conveners will
be draped with a black covering across the top and down the sides,
when used for display. A black streamer may be attached at the top
of all tartan flags that are used for public display, the streamer
to be no longer than eighteen inches when attached to the flagpole
on which the tartan flag is mounted. Individuals may wear a black
ribbon on their nametag or an armband on the left arm, on which the
clan crest should be displayed.
will provide a short memorial service during the annual general
meeting held at the Stone Mountain Highland Games.
This is an
especially hard time for many of us but we shall persevere, being
proud of our heritage and the knowledge that our great leader has
joined his ancestors, to live in peace forever more. Aye, the Chief
is dead - long live the new Chief!
Yours, Aye - -
Rex A. Maddox,