OBITUARY

Henry "Frank" Franklin Henson

November 24, 1930November 7, 2018
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Henry Franklin “Frank” Henson, 87, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Hospice of Southern West Virginia in Beckley.

Born November 24, 1930, he was the son of the late Melvin Lee Henson and Effie Louise Martin. Frank was the oldest living member at the Fayetteville Baptist Church where he became a member in 1948. He was also a veteran of the United States Army and a retiree from Elkem Metals/Union Carbide. He was preceded in death by his wife and childhood sweetheart, Betty Myers Henson, his brother Edward “Hink” Henson (surviving wife Connie) of Florida, and by his sister, Betty Jo Goddard and brother-in-law Harold Goddard of Michigan.

Survivors include daughters Cathy (Steve) Broughman of Oak Hill and Jeannie (David) Morris of Charleston. Grandchildren include Stephen Broughman II, Stephanie (Jared) Lipscomb, Jacob Henry Morris and Samuel Stone Morris, and a host of very special nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Pastors Michael Belcher (nephew) and David Sneed officiating. Entombment will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends from 11 am to 12pm on Monday at the funeral home. Special thanks to the loving workers at Hospice of Southern WV and loving family, friends, and neighbors.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to go to Hospice of Southern WV, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472. For those wishing to express your condolences to the Henson family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Entombment Monday, November 12, 2018
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Henry "Frank" Franklin Henson

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