Betsy Bratton Booker Henson died peacefully at her home on October 19, 2018, after a lengthy illness.
She was born September 22, 1932, in Franklin, KY, and was a longtime resident of Mobile and Baldwin County, AL. Betsy’s life revolved around her family and her church, Old Spanish Trail Baptist. She was a 1949 graduate of Murphy High School.
Her survivors include her children, Diane Newell Daily (James), David Thomas Newell, Edgar Carey Henson (Sherri), Lawrence Scott Henson (Karen); 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one niece; one nephew; numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Edgar Clement Henson; her son, Andrew Clement Henson; her parents, Thomas Laurence Booker and Margaret Law Booker Harris; and her sister, Laurie Booker Brown.
The family will receive friends at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Monday, October 22, 2018 from 1:00 until 2:00 PM. Graveside services and interment will follow at 2:00 PM in Mobile Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Mrs. Henson’s name be made to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfunerals.com.
Our deepest condolences on the loss of your beautiful mother. She had such a rich, full life, exemplified by her loving family. May her memory be eternal. Lots of love to all, Allie & Jim
Allie & Jim CantonisBelleair, FL