The Pryor Times


February 20, 2014

Obituary- Henson

PRYOR, OK — Don "Donna" Virginia Henson, 82, Spavinaw, died Monday, Feb. 17. She was born on the Will Rogers Ranch in Oologah on Nov. 28, 1931. She was married on the side of the road in Tulsa County to Arthur Wayne Henson on July 4, 1951. Together they raised three sons in Spavinaw. She was employed for 19 years as the secretary of Spavinaw Schools. Prior to that, she was the secretary for the Spavinaw Lumberyard. In the 1970s, she and Wayne operated their family dairy for many years. Her hobbies included going to yard sales, thrift shops, and gardening. She was an active member of the Disney Assembly of God Church, a member of the Spavinaw Community Center and volunteered taking tickets at the Picture in Scripture Amphitheater. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Adair. She was a dedicated and loyal Oklahoma City Thunder fan.  

Survivors include her sons Rickey Henson and wife Karen of Spavinaw, Randy Henson and wife Linda of Eucha, Rusty Henson and companion Rhonda Schaller of Spavinaw; grandchildren Eric Henson, Cody Henson, Michael Henson, Brian Henson, Melissa Mooney, Thomas Henson, and Katlin Schaller; great-grandchildren Addison Henson, Skyler Owens, Gavin Henson, Allison Mooney, Cleo Mooney, and Kelby Henson; siblings Junior Richmond and wife Jean of Hulbert, Billie Cooper of Tahlequah and Leon Richmond of Wagoner. She is preceded in death by her parents Doug and Maggie Richmond, her loving husband Arthur Wayne Henson, great-granddaughter Emma Rose Henson and siblings Bill Hart, Harold Richmond, Fontreba Teague, Chester Richmond, Bobby Richmond, Lucille Orcutt, Marie “Pig” Waldrup, and Pauline Chaudoin.

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