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Helen “Joyce’’ Henderson, 64, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Lebanon.

She was born July 11, 1956, in Buffalo, Mo. to Joseph T. and Eva E. Davis Payne.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, and four brothers, Larry, Donnie, Kenny and Joseph.

She was employed with both NRO and One Eyed Willy’s campgrounds for 15 years. She helped in any aspect she could and was always eager to assist. She loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, camping and floating. However, she most treasured time spent with her grandchildren.

Survivors include one son Tanner Henderson of Fort Worth, Texas three daughters, April Tuning and her husband James of Buffalo; Mary Kunaschk and her husband Roy of Lebanon, and Amanda Watts and her husband Christopher of North Carolina; one brother, Robert Payne and his wife Lela of Tunas; one sister, Josephine Harmon of Lebanon, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

A visitation for Helen “Joyce’’ Henderson will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. Memorials have been suggested to the family of Joyce Henderson. Donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536. Sign guest book at


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