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Helen Jean Henson

1940 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Helen Jean Henson Obituary
On June 19th, heaven received a new beautiful angel. "Jeannie", as everyone knew her, was born May 12, 1940 in Selma, California to Harold and Helen Craven. Harold passed away when Jeannie was 6 years old and her mother remarried Eddie Robilliard who help raise Helen from that point on. She attended Selma Grade School and High School. She then attended Reidley Jr. College and then went on to beauty school where she began her career as a hairdresser for the next fifty five years.
At twenty three she married the love of her life Arnold Bane Henson. They were married forty nine years. In that time they had three children Allison, Marty, and Garrett. They enjoyed many things such as spending time as a family. Jeannie was a wonderful cook. From her award winning pies to her famous lasagna. She love baking bread with her grandkids and cooking for family and friends.
Jeannie is preceded in death by her husband Arnie Henson, her mother Helen Craven Robilliard, her father Harold Craven and her step-father, Eddie Robilliard. Her mother and father in law Everett and Pauline Henson, her sister Janice Zaninovich, her brothers, Edgar Craven, Larry Craven and Dan Craven.
Jeannie leaves behind her three children, Allison Braudrich and her husband David, Marty Henson and his wife Mindy and Garrett Henson and his wife Linda, her sister Marie Ratzliff and her husband Marvin, her brother Richard Robilliard and his wife Joyce, her brother George Robilliard and his wife Pat, her brother-in-law John Zaninovich, her sister-in-law Madeline Craven, her sister-in-law Joan Badiou and her husband Dennis, her brother-in-law Duane Henson and his wife Denise. She had seven grandchildren, Brittany and husband Steven, Christy, Chelsea, Justin, Stephen, Zach and Logan. She had two great grandchildren, Haily and Kylie.
The family would like to thank the Delano Skilled Nursing Facility and Delano ICU Dept. for their attentive care and compassion they showed to our mom.
Viewing will be held Thursday June 25th, 2015 at 4:00 pm at Delano Mortuary and Funeral Services will be held Friday June 26th, 2015, from 11-12 pm at Delano Mortuary.
Mom was a wonderful woman with a beautiful smile and she will be greatly missed.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 24, 2015
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