Mary Elizabeth Henson

Oct. 19, 1923 - Dec. 7, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Henson, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, of Mansfield, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, December 7, 2018.

She was born on October 19, 1923, in Galveston, Texas, to David Thompson and Hattie Strickland Thompson. Mary was married to Edwin Louis Henson for over 31 years and was a longtime resident of Waco. She retired from the Texas Department of Health in 1983 as an Administrative Assistant, and was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church of Waco.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Those left to cherish her cheerful and pleasant memory are her sons, Ray Henson and wife, Melinda, of Lake Jackson, Bob Henson and wife, Martha, of Arlington; grandchildren, Keri Henson of Lake Jackson, Kyle Henson of Lake Jackson, Brad Henson and wife, Lindsey, of Mansfield, Bryan Henson and wife, Kelly, of Arlington; great-grandchildren, Chance Powers, Ava Henson, Jacob Henson, and Zoe Henson. Other loving relatives include Sonya Quinn, Virginia Carter and family.

Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2018 at Waco Memorial Park in Robinson, Texas. The family will receive friends for visitation from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 9, at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home & Memorial Park

500 S. Sublett Road

Kennedale, TX 76060

(817) 572-1681

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Dear Bobby & Martha & family - my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother.
Marcia (Mathews) Dutschmann


My prayers and sympathy are extended to the family and loved ones of Mrs. Henson. Keep your faith in the resurrection promised at John 5:28, 29. Soon God will put an end to all sickness, sorrow and pain. He will also do away with our enemy death as promised at 1 Corinthians 15:26. Pray for God's kingdom to come as Jesus taught us to do. Please be comforted by the words expressed at Revelation 21:3, 4. Remember: God keeps His promises and it is impossible for God to lie!

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