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Betty (Yates) Henson

November 22, 1931 — February 24, 2023


Betty Henson, 91, of Reidland passed away on Friday, February 24, 2023 at her residence with her family by her side.

Betty formerly worked as a technician Baptist Health Paducah and was a member of Rosebower Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Surviving are her three children, Angee Shellman of Reidland, Tandy (Becky) Henson of Symsonia, Tom Henson of Symsonia; five grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Earl Henson; her parents, Earl and Robbie Wheeler; and two brothers, Earl Yates and Glenn Yates.

Graveside services will be at 3:00pm on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the Henson Family Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Farmer and Rev. Rick Miller officiating.  Burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to the Henson Family Cemetery at 11763 State Route 131 Symsonia, KY 42082.

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Henson Family Cemetery


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