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Everett Ray Henson

October 31, 1937 — November 20, 2023

Vienna, Illinois

Everett Ray Henson, 86, of Vienna, met his heavenly reward on Monday afternoon, November 20th, 2023 at Marion Veteran Administration Hospital in Marion, Illinois.

Everett was a US Army Veteran Paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division out of Fort Campbell, Ky. Everett was also a retired Crane Operator out of the Local 318 Hall in Marion, Il. And a 32nd degree Mason with the Masonic Order Temple #150 in Vienna, Il. He was an ordained Pastor in the Social Brethren Faith and Pastored several churches.

Everett is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Glenna; eight children, Johnny Ray Henson of Metropolis, Terry Bruce Henson of Metropolis, Gayle May Ethridge of Dixon Springs, Debra Kay Yates of Brookport, Vickie Lynn Bates of Vienna, Joan Renee Johnson of Vienna, Robert Michael Henson of Carlinville, Il, and Caitlyn Dawn Launiu of Vienna; nephews Rick Henson and Rusty Kerly; and Grandfather, and great grandfather to numerous others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Henson and Bulah Irene McCool Henson; two brothers, Robert ‘Bob’ Henson, and Dickie Steve Henson; and one daughter, Evelyn Marie Skamser.

There will be no services per the family's request.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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