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Jesse Paul Dean Henson

August 13, 1935 - July 10, 2020

Jesse Paul Dean Henson, age 84, Townsend, DE, formerly of Lincoln, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, July 10, 2020.

Born in East Alton, IL, on August 13, 1935, he was a son of the late Bert A. and Emma J. (Hartmen) Henson. Jesse proudly served his country in the US Army.

Strong in his faith, Jesse was a devoted member of Liberty Fellowship in New Castle, DE. Spending time with his family is where Jesse found the true joy in his life and especially loved family gatherings.

In addition to his parents, Jesse was preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet (Ashley) Henson; sisters, Elvina Fisher, Margaret Henson, and Mabel Buchell; and brothers, George A., Harold R., Everett, and Bert A. Henson, Jr.

 He will be dearly missed by his son, Dennis R. Henson (Lisa); grandsons, Jereme M. Henson (Aubrey Piechoski) and Tyler R. Henson (Jessica); great grandson, Connor R. Henson; brother, Charles Henson; and several nieces and nephews.

Services and interment in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery will be held privately.

 lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jesse‚Äôs memory to Liberty Fellowship, 245J Quigley Boulevard, New Castle, DE 19720.

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5 Guestbook messages for Jesse Paul Dean Henson

  • Dennis and Lisa, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. May you know that he is at peace and in good hands. Love, Cathy, Doug, Stephan, and Ashley Francisco.

  • God bless you and your family on these trying times.

  • Dennis and Lisa,
    I’m so sorry for the passing of your dad. My heart goes out to you, Lisa, and your family. Love, Jo

  • Rest in Peace, Mr. Paul. Larry and I shall always treasure the times we had lunch with you at the Westside.

  • Dennis , i am sorry to hear of your lost, may your memories help to bring you comfort and healing.