OBITUARY

Betty Little Thompson HENSON

January 21, 1944October 5, 2020
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Easley- Mrs. Betty Little Thompson Henson, 76, wife of the late William Rufus Henson, of Easley, passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 at her residence.

Mrs. Henson was born in Spartanburg, SC on January 21, 1944 to the late Ervin and Myrtle Henderson Thompson. She spent her life as a homemaker, and enjoyed puzzles, crocheting, camping, knitting, and fishing.

Mrs. Henson is survived by nine children: Alvin Henson of Easley, John Henson (Loretta) of North, SC, Mary Padgett of Anderson, Margaret Padgett of Easley, Dianne Henson of Easley, Emily Henson of Cope, SC, Atonya Watkins of Easley, Christie Betzold of Greenville, and Daisy Chastain of Easley; a brother: Jimmy Thompson of Easley; and four sisters: Gloria Gilreath of Spartanburg, Mary Taylor of Orangeburg, SC, Brenda Wood of Neeses, SC, and Tammy Head of Greenville. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Henson was preceded in death by two children, three brothers, two sisters, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 8, 2020 in the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery in Liberty.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Dillard Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted.

The family is at the residence.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.dillardfunerals.com. Dillard Funeral Home is assisting the Henson family.

  • FAMILY

  • Alvin Henson, Son
  • John Henson (Loretta), Son
  • Mary Padgett, Daughter
  • Margaret Padgett, Daughter
  • Dianne Henson, Daughter
  • Emily Henson, Daughter
  • Atonya Watkins, Daughter
  • Christie Betzold, Daughter
  • Daisy Chastain, Daughter
  • Jimmy Thompson, Brother
  • Gloria Gilreath, Sister
  • Mary Taylor, Sister
  • Brenda Wood, Sister
  • Tammy Head, Sister
  • Twenty-One, Grandchildren
  • Fifteen, Great-Grandchildren
  • Two, Children (deceased)
  • Three, Brothers (deceased)
  • Two, Sisters (deceased)
  • One, Great-Grandchild (deceased)

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brandon Chastain, Active Pallbearer
  • Brandon Cook, Active Pallbearer
  • Chris Binion, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Reeves, Active Pallbearer
  • Mark Reeves, Active Pallbearer
  • Matthew Roper, Active Pallbearer
  • Jerome Padgett, Active Pallbearer
  • Daniel Langford, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 7, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

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