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A Celebration of Life Service for Helen L. Mitchell Henson, 86, is set for 1:00 pm Tuesday at Tuscumbia Baptist Church with Bro. Rodney Whittemore officiating. Burial will follow in the Tuscumbia Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 11:00 to service time on Tuesday.
Helen died peacefully December 5, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born September 25, 1935 in Mark Tree, Arkansas to the late Audray and Ruby Mitchell. She was a lifelong member of Tuscumbia Baptist Church. She retired from Wurlitzer after 32 years, then she worked for Hastings Furniture and Interiors in sales. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her church family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. C. Henson; parents; brothers, Paul Mitchell, Charlie “Buddy” Mitchell, Audray “Flea” Mitchell; sister, and Carolyn Hastings Hill.
She is survived by her daughter, Patsy “Pat” King; sister, Kat Chapman (Junior); grandchildren, Trey King (Amanda) and Nathan King (Tiffanie); great grandchildren, Laikyn King and Tret King and their mothers, Jessica King and Addie Faith King; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Tim Chapman, Noah Chapman, Ken Hastings, Zach Hastings, Tyler Davis, and Jordan Davis.
Honorary pallbearers are Trey King, Nathan King, Tret King, Vernon Wooten, and Dr. Darwin Wooten.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tuscumbia Baptist Church c/o the Cemetery Fund, for the care and upkeep of the prayer garden.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Henson family.
Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.
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