Mrs. Henson was a native of Athens, Ala., and daughter of the late Frank and Annie Lou Emerson Elliott. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Odell Henson.
She is survived by one daughter, Betty Carol (Steve) Anderson of Lewisburg; two sons, Roger Dale (Sandy) Henson of Lewisburg and Randy Clay (Kathy) Henson of Fort Worth, Texas; two stepsons, Ray Henson of Columbia and Danny Henson of Lewisburg; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 11 stepgrandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Nov. 1, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in the Whorley Cemetery.
London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.