Published: July 6, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Henson passed away at home on July 6th, 2021. She was born in Giles County on December 17th, 1933 and was 87 years old.

Mary was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and Great-grandmother. She loved gardening, reading her scriptures, was a great cook and had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh.

Visitation will be Wednesday July 7, 2021 from 4:00pm -7:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home in Pulaski, TN.

Funeral Service will be Thursday July 8, 2021 at 11:00am at the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

Burial to follow at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

She is preceded in death by, husband Melvin Ansley Henson, parents Bernice Lee Watkins and Myrtle Bessie Mae Watkins Price, sisters Katherine Chapman, Lacy Adcock, Bet Chapman, Daisy Richardson, Nola Jane Watkins, brothers Guy Watkins, Elmer Watkins, Duncan Watkins, and Carl Watkins.

She is survived by her,

Daughter, Angelia Grey of Pulaski, TN

Son, Mike (Rosa) Henson of Pulaski, TN

Daughter, Cindy (Butch) Baxter of Lawrenceburg, TN

Daughter, Allyson Henson of Carrolton, GA

Daughter, Rosemary (Mike) Rose of Pulaski, TN

Daughter, Emily (Brian) Christian of Leoma, TN

Brothers, Tommy (Diane) Watkins of Pulaski, TN

                    Terry (Marie) Watkins of Pulaski, TN

                    Fagan (Betty) Watkins of Pulaski, TN

Grandchildren, Brandy Garner, Arron Baxter, Brandon Walls, Bethany Kennedy, Elizabeth Tatum, Wesley Floyd, Samantha Floyd, Sydney Phillips, Eric Henson, Olivia Henson and Marianna Bell.

8 Great-grandchildren


Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory are in charge of arrangements for Mary Elizabeth Henson