The following obituaries were received for Saturday –
Stephen Jenkins – Fayetteville
Stephen Jenkins, 71, of Fayetteville, passed away at 10:38 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2012 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
James L. Henson – Bedford
James L. Henson, 86, of Bedford, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.
Born March 29, 1926 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Ulysses and Dessie (Colvins)
Henson. He married Maybelle Beavers in August 1953 and she preceded him in death
in December 2006. He retired from General Motors on January 1, 1990 and was a veteran
of WW II.
Survivors include a step-son, Jerry Tolbert and wife Sue of Mitchell; two step-daughters, Javonna Sutton and husband Vernon of Mitchell, Ronda Brown and husband Darrell of Bedford; nine step-grandchildren; seven step-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, Duard and Delbert Henson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 4th in the Elmwood
Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Richard Holt officiating. Burial will follow in the Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Sunday, November 4th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of James at www.daycarter.com.