August 17, 2014
Date of Service: August 19, 2014
Interment Location: Christus Garden
Myra Haley Henson, 83, Johnson City, passed away Sunday August 17, 2014 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
She was born in Carter County to the late John and Verdia Hodge Hammitt. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Henson was a member of the East River Park Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dayton Henson, April 30, 2003, by a brother: Gene Hammitt, a sister Helen Clark, a son-in-law: Billy Polly and her special friends Sam & Jean Ellis. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter: Brenda Kay Polly, of the home. A Son & Daughter-In-Law: David Frank and Lillie Claudette Henson, Elizabethton. Her Grandchildren: Anthony Henson, Nathaniel Henson, Carrie Henson Brown and her husband Charles, Kimerly Polly Martin and husband Chris and Carla Polly Kress and husband Brian. Her Great Grandchildren: Liam Straits, Elijah Martin, Micah Martin, Serena Henson, Dorian Carry, Myra Almond, and Darius Kress. A step-great grandson: Adain, One Sister: Linda Russell and husband David, Elizabethton. Several nieces & nephews. Her special friends: Dorothy & Paul Gouge and Joy & Billy Buckles.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Tim Ross, Minister officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Anthony Henson, Nathaniel Henson, Chris Martin, Brian Kress, Adam Russell and David Russell.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of 6500 Wing, Johnson City Medical Center.
The family will receive friends from1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at her residence.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Henson family.