Wallace Harding Henson

By  | July 6, 2019 | Filed under: Neal Funeral Home, Obituaries

Wallace Harding Henson, age 96 of Lawrenceburg, TN died July 3, 2019 at his home.  He was born on July 26, 1922 in Lawrence County, Tennessee, the son of Jesse Robert Henson and Mary Rena Rose Henson; who preceded him in death, along with his sister, Geneva Henson Hudson; a brother, Robert L. Henson; and nephew, John W. Hudson.  He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Faye Barnes Henson of Lawrenceburg, TN; one daughter, Rosemary Henson Staggs (Bruce) of Franklin, TN; one son, Thomas Barnes Henson (Barbara) of Charlotte, NC; one granddaughter, Margaret Jane Staggs Strelecki (Chris) of Franklin, TN; four grandsons, Andrew Harding Henson (Lindsey), Thomas Breckenridge Henson, Blair Barnes Henson (Kaley), and Jackson Lane Henson, all of Charlotte, NC; five great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and one brother-in-law, Bobby Hudson of Spring Hill, TN.  Wallace was retired from the USDA with 37 years of service.  A World War II Army Air Force Veteran, who served 3 years without ever getting to come home until the war was over.  He was a member of Ethridge United Methodist Church, and an over 50 year member of Ethridge Masonic Lodge No. 777.  He enjoyed his family, living on his farm, raising cattle, and being a member of the McDonalds’ Coffee Drinkers Club.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, July 08, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home.  Graveside services and interment will be conducted at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens will full military honors at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 09, 2019, with Bobby Gobble officiating.  His nephews and members of his family will serve as pallbearers.  Family suggests memorials be made to Ethridge United Methodist Church.

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