Mildred Henson
Mildred Henson
  • January 17, 1916 - June 24, 2017
  • Booneville, Mississippi

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Mildred Henson was born in Itawamba County, MS, January 17, 1916. She passed on June 24, 2017 at the age of 101. She lived in Prentiss County all of her adult life. She retired from Brown Shoe Co. in Booneville, MS, in 1976. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, flowers, reading the Bible and spending time with family. She was a faithful member of the Church of Christ.

There will be a private service at 3:00pm Monday, June 26, 2017, at McMillan Funeral Home in Booneville, MS. Minister Haskell Sparks and nephew Ronnie Joe Downs will be officiating. Burial will be at Zion Rest Cemetery.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Henson; her parents, J.T. and Edna Crawley; 3 brothers, CD, Billy and Buster; 5 sisters, Lamoise Madison, Polly Downs, Ann Thomas, Lila Williams and Mayno Senter; great grandson, Dawson Brooks Howell.

She was survived by 2 sons, William Bob Henson (Jane) of Biloxi, MS, Ricky Henson of Dallas, TX; 3 daughters, Martha Caldwell (Allen) of Booneville, MS, Margie Ramsey of Belmont, MS, Jenny Martin (Jim) of Booneville, MS; one sister, Beatrice Ricks (Allen) of Callahan, FL; 15 grandchildren, and a host of great and great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

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