About Us

Our Valued Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Walt Henderson, Jr.
Funeral assistant
Mr. Henderson has worked in funeral service for over25 years starting with Seller's Brother's in Atlanta. He helped his wife, Donna, establish Henderson's Highland Park over 20 years ago. He is a father of 5, grandfather of 10 and great g...
Donna Henderson
Funeral Director/Owner
Donna obtained her license initially in Atlanta, GA and worked as lead funeral director and office manager for Alfonso Dawson's Mortuary. She returned to Des Moines in 2001 and became licensed in Iowa. She has owned Henderson's Funeral Serv...
Lawrence Brooks
Funeral Assistant
Lawrence is a returning member of our staff. He moved back to Des Moines in 2020 to start his Mortuary Science Degree. He is one step away from completing a degree in Theological Studies. He has a marvelous speaking and singing voice. L...
Terrance Butts
Funeral Assistant
Terrance currently is employed part timea as a Funeral Assistant. He is the Youth Pastor at Christ Apostolic Church, is marraied and has 6 children. It is his dream to one day attend mortuary school....