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Jerry Kimbrell Henson

January 12, 1943 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 78)


Jerry Kimbrell Henson, age 78 of Harris-Holly Springs Road, Rutherfordton, died Friday, April 23, 2021.  Jerry was born in Rutherford County on January 12, 1943 and was a son of the late James Samuel and Fannie Belle Greene Henson.  He was a welder by trade and a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church where he was a member of the Aulton Cole Sunday School Class for more than 40 years.  Jerry loved singing, his motorcycle, old westerns and spending time with his grandchildren. 

Survivors include his wife, Arvenia Hines Henson of the home, his daughters, Kimberly Chapman and husband Gerald of Rutherfordton, Debra Cilone and husband Brian of Rutherfordton,  his brother, Robert P. Henson and wife Evelyn of Gaffney, South Carolina, and his grandchildren, Jordan Alexander Chapman and wife Lindsay, Allison Brooke McDaniel and husband Mark,  Austin Blake Cilone and Addison Grace Cilone, great-grandchildren, Zillie Rose Chapman, J. R. Bryant, Derek McDaniel and William Kimbrell Chapman, as well as, great-great-grandchild, Ava Marie McDaniel.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in the Holly Springs Baptist Church with Reverend Scott Moneyham and Reverend James Henson officiating.   Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock on Friday, April 30, 2021 at The Padgett and King Mortuary.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking. com

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April 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043

Funeral Service
May 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Holly Springs Baptist Church
181 Holly Springs Church Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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