QUANAH – Vivian V. Henson 97, of Quanah, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Crowell. Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, May 13, 2016 at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Elder officiating. Interment will follow at Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Quanah.
Henson was born Dec. 17, 1918 to the late Walter and Dora Wise Golden in Foreman, Ark. She married the late Ezrie (Shorty) Henson on Augu.14, 1935 in Colorado Cit, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1999. She lived in Hardeman County for 65 years and was a cook at Hardeman County Memorial for 20 years. She has been a member of the Bethel Baptist Church since 1946 having taught in all classes as her 50 years as a member.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Carol Combs of Lipan and Jo Ann Dehtan of Eldorado, Okla.; one son, Walter Henry Henson of Quanah; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, John Castro, Charles Golden, Betty Meek and Marshall Golden.
Family Visitation will be Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Quanah.