Johnny Lee Henson Sr. of Rolla, Missouri was born October 30, 1937 to the late Ben and Thenia Henson, and entered into rest April 17, 2013 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 75.

Johnny enjoyed working on cars and wood working.

Survivors include his sons Johnnie Henson Jr. of Springfield, MO and Ralph Mauzy of Blue Eye, MO; daughter Christine Jackson of Republic, MO; grandchildren Thenia Henson, Jenny Henson, Josh Mauzy and Tara Mauzy along with several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Wilma (Pyatt) Henson; brothers Charley, Spike, Larry and Earnie Henson; and sisters Ruby Crawford, Beulah Dunham, Fern Gresham, Ellen Null and Goldie Hopkins in addition to his parents.

Services for Johnny Lee Henson Sr. will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10 AM at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri with Pastor Mike Gorman officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 PM on Monday, April 22 at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri. Interment will be at Pilot Knob Cemetery near Rolla, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla.

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