Bettie Jane Henson

Bettie Jane Henson

Bettie Jane Henson of French Village, formerly of Herculaneum, passed away  Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 in Park Hills. He was 85.

She was born March 3, 1930 in St. Louis, a daughter of the late Wayne and Lula Whitaker Edwards.

In 1949, she was united in marriage to Melvin, “Jack” Henson, who preceded her in death Jan. 1991.

To this union were born three children, Melvin Henson and wife Donna, Marty Henson, and Susan Breland, all of French Village.

Also surviving are a sister, Janet Almond of Salem, and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Mack Edwards and Gene Edwards; two sisters, Gerrie Shaw and Jo Ann Biggs; and a son-in-law Don Breland.

Bettie was a 1948 graduate of Annapolis High School, and a member of the Herculaneum Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 30 from Cole Family Funeral Home in Ironton with Rev. Pete Ruble officiating.

Visitation was Sunday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Interment was in the Huff Cemetery.  

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