At the noon day hours commenced on September 13, 2023, the angel of obedience swayed through the corridors of City Hospital and entered the room of Branden Henderson. In the twilight of a second, he slipped an invitation under his pillow: the golden inscription immediately illuminated in holiness revealing its contents:
“Branden Henderson, the Magistrate of Grace and Mercy has requested your presence in the New Jerusalem. You will enter into the realm of unimaginable joy and perpetual care and see Jesus face to face.”
Branden Cleophus Henderson was a lifetime resident of Akron, Ohio. Branden graduated from Buchtel High School in 1997. He attended Akron University and Vatterott College. Branden worked several jobs and was last employed at Patio Enclosures. Branden enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and loved watching sports. He really loved watching his cousin who was drafted to the Chicago Bears.
Proceeded in death by grandparents William and Adeail Henderson, Emmanuel and Ruth Barnes, several uncles, aunts and cousins.
Branden leaves to forever cherish his memory his loving parents, Cleophus and Shelia Henderson; sons, Branden and Braylen Henderson; brother, LaVell Barnes; the love of his life, Tanisha (Tay) Motley, Step; sons, Erick and Esrick Scruggs; God sister, Stacey Burch (Fiance’ Andre Johnson) and Jasmine Burch and a host of many uncles, aunts, cousins and close friends.