Wednesday, January 2, 2013

William Mark Henson, 92, of Marionville, formerly of Pierce City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services were held Dec. 29 in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville. Interment followed in the IOOF Cemetery in Monett.

He was born on April 26, 1920, in Mount Vernon to Issac Virgil and Ollie May Phillips Henson.

He married Bertha Lou Fieker on Oct. 4, 1941, in Lawrence County, and she preceded him in death on May 17, 2008. They were residents of Ozarks Methodist Manor since 2003.

Survivors include: one brother, Rudy Gale Henson, of Mt. Vernon; and a sister, Leavina Mae Owens, of Aurora.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Charles Henson, and sisters, Donna Wolfinbarger, Eva Parnell, Gertie Lorene Tharp and Audrey Obermann.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville.