Former GSU union director remembered

Funeral services were held for Eddie Alanzo Henderson Aug. 8 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. He was born December 28, 1938 in Brenham, Texas. Mr. Henderson earned a bachelor’s degree from Grambling State University in recreation and became the recreation director of the Favrot Student Union.

Because of his dedication to his job and hard work, he later became the director of the Favort Student Union and campus wide activities director.

Under his direction, the university and town of Grambling was able to enjoy numerous programs which included movies, concerts, holiday activities, Miss Grambling coronation, dances, parades and many other activities for the Grambling area.

Henderson also worked closely with the Bayou Classic Committee and helped to start the Battle of the Bands. He was an endless worker for Grambling State University and won numerous awards for his service.

After almost 40 years of service, he retired in 1998.

He attended the New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling.