Wanda Colleen Henson

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Wanda Colleen Henson, 82, of Exeter, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, in Roaring River Health and Rehab, Cassville.

She was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Cassville, the daughter of Benton and Flossie (Gaylor) Starkey who preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Benton and Evan Starkey; and five sisters, Mildred Finn, Derese Bones, Clara Terry, Marcella Long and Dorothy Warner.

On Sept. 10, 1949, in Berryville, Ark., she was united in marriage to James "JD" Henson, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, James "Jim" Henson and his wife, Analyn, of Cassville, and Richard Henson, of Purdy; one daughter, Janice Henson, of Exeter; one sister, Glendale "Doogie" Harvey, of Cassville; seven grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She attended Cassville Schools. She worked as an aide for Oxford Home Health. She was of the Baptist faith.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Mineral Springs Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Tony Ball will conduct the services.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences


Cassville, Missouri