Thursday, August 7, 2008

Gary W. Henson, 63, of Monett, passed away July 27, 2008, at Cox-Monett Hospital.

He was born May 10, 1945, in Monett, the son of Walter Eugene and Juanita Ruth Wormington Henson. He was a retired insurance investigator and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett. He married Barbara Spree Henson on Aug. 3, 1966, in Freistatt, and she survives.

Additional survivors include: his father, Eugene Henson; one daughter, Andrea Suzanne Darby and her husband, Brandon, of Bentonville, Ark.; one son, Darrin Henson, of Monett; one sister, Deanna Kay Arndt, of Neosho; and three grandsons.

Funeral services were held July 27 at Buchanan Funeral Chapel with Pastor Richard Cody officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled children or to Clark Community Health Center, Monett.

Interment was at Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Monett.

Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.