HENSON, Barbara Jean (1949 - 2019)
Mrs. Barbara Jean Henson, 70, of Barbourville, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 11, 2019 at St. Joseph London. She was the daughter of Ruth Prichard Ballew and the late Ester R. “Doodle” Ballew born on February 28, 1949 at Swan Lake.
Barbara was a former homemaker and waitress and was a member of the Little Poplar Creek Baptist Church. She also spent her time as a caregiver and babysitter. She loved attending and serving at her church.
On June 10, 1973, she united in marriage with Clester Henson.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clester and three brothers, Freddy, Randall and Robert Ballew.
Survivors include her mother, Ruth Ballew of Barbourville; a sister, Margie Ballew and fiancé, Johnny Cornett, of Barbourville; several nieces and nephews including Patsy Brown; among other loved ones and dear friends.
Her funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Saturday, April 20 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Ronnie Rose officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Wells Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Honorary bearers will be Johnny Cornett and her friends and neighbors.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday between 6 and 9 P.M. and Saturday prior to the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.
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