Melvin Marshall Henson, age 71 of LaFollette, passed away on September 6, 2020. Melvin enjoyed watching comedy movies, bicycling, and working out. He also loved spending time with his granddaughter.
He is preceded in death by parents Oliver Henson and Daisy Henson Rhodes; granddaughter Shelia Henson; brother Raleigh Henson; and sister Ruby Wiggins.
Melvin is survived by daughters; Sheena Nicole Henson of LaFollette, Shawna Nashea Henson of Oneida, and Rita Abner Patton and husband Robert of London, Kentucky; brothers Oliver Henson Jr. and wife Janet of Vermont, and Jerry Henson of LaFollette; sisters Ruth Hubbard of LaFollette, Kathy Smith Cawood of London, Kentucky, and Dessie Elliott of Rocky Branch, Kentucky; grandchildren Melanie Paige Chambers, Shonda Deshae Henson, Asher Seth Henson, Braxton Henson, Megan Mcqueen, Stephen Patton, Aaron Patton, Kristen Patton, Layne Elza, Gabriella Patton, and Reagan Patton; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 10, 2020 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 PM with funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Bo Freeman officiating. Family and friends will meet on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Woodlawn Cemetery for a 11:00 AM interment.
The family has entrusted the care of Melvin Marshall Henson to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most”
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