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2012-11-08 / Obituaries


Francis Wayne Henson, 66, of Dixons Mills, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 27, 1945 and was a truck driver with Suttles – Dana Transport. Henson was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church and a 10- year U. S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Glass Henson of Dixons Mills; four sons, Billy Baker, Frank Henson, Jeff Henson and David Henson, all of Pratville; daughter, Chelsea Henson Andrews of Pratville; three stepsons, Rusty Glass, Jimmy Glass and Danny Glass, all of Dixons Mills; brother, Tom “Sonny” Henson of Panama City, Fla.; two sisters, Jean Davis of Prattville and Joanne Emerson of Millbrook; a special aunt, Odette Johnson of Prattville; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Dr. Kenneth Fields officiating. Interment followed at the Glass Family Cemetery in Dixons Mills with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers were Rusty Glass, Danny Glass, Jimmy Glass, Billy Baker, Frank Henson, Jeff Henson, Logan Andrews and Randall Sanders. Honorary pallbearers were employees of Suttles – Dana Transport – Demopolis Terminal.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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