Born July 4, 1924, in Neola, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Jane Trainer Martin, Onis “Jake” Martin and Eugene “Bub” Cole.
Mrs. Henson was a former member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Lewisburg. She was raised until the age of 12 by her grandmother, Sally Ann Cole.
In addition to her parents and grandmother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Estil Groves Henson; children, Ralph, Timothy, Brenda, Hanna and Merle; siblings, Glenda Martin, Bobby Martin, Betty Martin Radford, Stella Martin Stalnecker, Virginia Martin Polite, Billy Martin, John Martin, Juanita Wood, Eugene “Virgil” Cole, William Cole, Polly Cole Geyer, and Danielle Cole.
Survivors include her children, Paul Henson (Bonnie) of Clintonville, Wanda Henson at home, and Susan Wade (Sherman) of Clintonville; son-in-law, Mickey Hanna and daughter-in-law, Jinny Henson of Clintonville; grandchildren, Paul Henson II (Lily) of Glendale, AZ, Rebecca Wade (Jermaine) of White Sulphur Springs, Joanna Hall of Lewisburg, and Jason Hanna and John Hanna of Clintonville; great-grandchildren, Everett, Abigail “Abbi”, Kaden and Jordan; and several nieces, and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg. Funeral will follow at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the James Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Clintonville, WV.
We will be following COVID-19 recommendations and request guests wear a mask and be mindful of social distancing.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.morganfh.net.