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Henson & Rich Funeral Home
414 E. Mound Street
Harlan, KY 40831
Tel: 1-606-573-1362

Doris (Skidmore) Henson

Born: Fri., Dec. 9, 1938
Died: Tue., May 23, 2017


Visitation

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., May 25, 2017
Location: Henson & Rich Funeral Home


Funeral Service

8:00 PM Thu., May 25, 2017
Location: Henson & Rich Funeral Home


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Doris Henson, 78, of Browning Acres, was born on Friday, Dec. 9, 1938, in Jonesville, Virginia, and entered Heaven on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at her home. She was an educator for 33 years and retired from the Harlan County Board of Education.

Her parents, Otto Skidmore and Maude Fee Skidmore, preceded her in death

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John Henson Jr., of Browning Acres; her children, Lisa Henson Nelson and husband, Terry, and John David Henson and wife, Kim; all of Harlan; her grandchildren, Terribeth and husband, Michael Stanisz, Caroline Nelson, Samantha Henson and Madelynn Henson; and her sister, Elizabeth Bradshaw (and the late Donald Bradshaw), of Rio Vista.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Henson & Rich Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Morris officiating. Burial services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Resthaven Cemetery Chapel with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m. until the funeral hour.

Henson & Rich Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Lora Burger
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Lora Burger.

John & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Spohn, Lora, Hunter & Jordan Burger


Sharon madewell
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
I only knew miss Doris for a couple of months, but she touched my heart in so many ways. I was honored to be her categiver.i will always remember her sweet smile and kindness. I will miss her very much. I am so sorry for your loss. Sharon Madewell25

Sharon madewell
   Posted Tue May 23, 2017
I only knew miss Doris for a couple of months, but she touched my heart in so many ways. I was honored to be her categiver.i will always remember her sweet smile and kindness. I will miss her very much. I am so sorry for your loss. Sharon Madewel

Linda Canterbury Napier
   Posted Fri May 26, 2017
Liz I am so sorry to here about your sister passing My thoughts and prayers will be with you and her family. I met her when she came to the pharmay , she always had a smile on her face and a truly nice warm person I enjoyed seeing her. May god give you all comfort during this time and the days to come.

Bill &. Tami Ellis
   Posted Fri May 26, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

Barbara Surber
   Posted Mon May 29, 2017
Elizabeth you may not remember me but I am Willa and Leland's daughter. I heard about Doris passing just this weekend. I am sorry for your loss.


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