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Shirley Jean Henson

September 6, 1929 September 28, 2019
Shirley Jean Henson
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Shirley Jean Henson, age 90, of Verona, Missouri, passed away at 9:32 p.m., on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born September 6, 1929, in Galena, Missouri, the daughter of Herschel and Lura (Cloud) Johnson.

Shirley worked at a Chicken Plant in Aurora, Missouri, Vaisey Bristol Shoe Factory in Monett, Missouri and was a Nurse’s Aide at the Aurora Hospital. She volunteered at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, for six years and the Aurora Christian Center and was a member of the Aurora Baptist Temple.

Shirley married Royal Henson in 1947 and he preceded her in death on May 29, 1970. On March 7, 1981 she married Lawrence Henson and he preceded her in death on February 28, 1993.

Shirley is survived by her three sons, Roger Henson and his wife, Sherry, of Aurora, Michael Henson and his wife, Linda, of Springfield, Missouri and David Henson and his wife, Donna, of Galena, Missouri; two brothers, Eddie Johnson of Finley, Illinois and H.J. Johnson of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Neomia Compton and her husband, Bob, of Santa Clarita, California and Maritta Owen and her husband, Jim, of Western Grove, Arkansas; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Herschel and Lura, husbands, Royal and Lawrence, two grandsons, three brothers, Paul and Norma Johnson, Leroy and Elba Johnson and Bobby and Sue Johnson and two sister-in-law’s, Juanita Johnson and Mary Johnson.

A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon in care of the funeral home.

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Visitation

Wednesday

2

Oct

1:00 PM 10/2/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

2

Oct

2:00 PM 10/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Burial

Wednesday

2

Oct

3:00 PM 10/2/2019 3:00:00 PM
Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora

2 W Prospect St
Aurora, MO 65605

Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora
2 W Prospect St Aurora 65605 MO
United States

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Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora Final Resting Place

2 W Prospect St
Aurora, MO 65605

2 W Prospect St Aurora 65605 MO
United States
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