Memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom House or Wentzville United Methodist Church Roof Fund, care of Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, M0, 63385.
Mrs. Henson is survivied by her son, Samuel (Bonnie) Henson III of Lake St. Louis, MO, daughter, Eugenia Hatch of St. Charles, MO, daughter, Oneta (Emmanuel) Afentoulis of Napa, CA, brother, William Henry Lewis of Glasgow, MO. She was the beloved grandmother of 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin Lewis, mother, Flora Belle Lewis nee Elzey, husband, Samuel Henson Jr.
She left a wonderful legacy of strength, grace and inner beauty for her family. Before her illness she was very active at Wentzville United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school, participated in United Methodist women and Kingdom House where she volunteered. She was a basketball star in High school.