Jackie Henson

Jan 03, 2013

Loving Mother, Sister, Friend, Aunt

CANTON – Jacqueline Eleanor Fowler Henson, 68, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

A native of Madison County, Jackie lived most of her life in Haywood County and was a daughter of the late Judge Boyd Fowler and Mary Ann Dixon Trull.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Donald Jerome Henson, who died April 27, 2010 ; step-father, Elbert A. Trull; and a sister, Deborah Trull.  Jackie was a wonderful cook and also enjoyed crafts and decorating especially arranging flowers.  She loved life and living it to the fullest, always making life exciting.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna Ann Henson, of the home; a son, Leonard Dean Henson, of Canton; four sisters, Margaret Ramsey, and her husband, Ronnie, of Waynesville, Vera Stewart and Alma Sue Rogers, both of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, and Barbara Jean Trull, of Canton; three grandchildren, Trevor Dean and Stephen Allen Henson and Mason Paul Holcombe; special nieces and nephews, whom she helped raise, Kim, Keith, Karen and Kevin Williams, Keisha Ramsey, Heidi and Shannon Blaylock; as well as several other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; special friends, the Masons, Frizzells, Cogburns, Warrens, Holcombes, Burrells, Trulls, Hensons, Williams, and Rogers families.

A memorial service will be held later in the spring.

“Go to sleep my little angel and dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

Memorials may be made to Cruso United Methodist Church, 11653 Cruso Road, Canton, NC  28716.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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