Mr. Henson was a retired brick layer and was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was the son of the late Claude Lee Henson and the late Lois Alma (Morgan) Henson. He was also preceded in death by his wife Ozella (Peck) Henson and two brothers Edward Wayne Henson and James Lyman Henson.
He is survived by one brother Harold Henson of Benton.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 11. Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, with Rev. George Culp and Bob Click officiating. Interment will follow at Everett Cemetery.