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Albert Henson

Sunday, April 8, 2012

ST. LOUIS -- Albert Donald Henson, 83, formerly of Dexter, died April 4, 2012, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

Born Dec. 11, 1928, in Gideon, son of the late Walter Joseph and Pearl Babbs Henson, he was of the Freewill Baptist belief.

On Sept. 2, 1964, he married Sarah Walker who preceded him in death on Jan. 4, 2005.

Survivors include: one son, Donald Henson of Effingham, Ill.; one daughter, Donna Henson of Chesterfield; three brothers, Vernon Henson, Bob Henson and Larry Henson; one sister, Vera McDale; and two granddaughters and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, JT and Chuck Henson, and two sisters, Doris Long and Wanda Wildes.

Visitation will be held from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery.