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Eileen Erma HENSON

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Eileen Erma HENSON Obituary

Eileen "Erma" Henson

SPRINGFIELD - Eileen "Erma" Henson, 92, died at 8:34 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at her home. She was born March 31, 1922, in Springfield to Walter and Laura Young Day.

Survivors include two daughters, Margarett "Carol" (Kent) Danner of Riverton and Janet Gene (James) Gille of Springfield; two granddaughters, Lori Lynn (Robert) Cox and Jill Carol (David) Harris, both of Springfield; one great-granddaughter; three great-grandsons; and a great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Connie Jo; grandson, Michael Gille; brother, Kenneth Page; and sister, Margaret Smith.

Erma loved her family and friends and enjoyed traveling and work.

She was a member of The House of Prayer Apostolic Church and had worked as a waitress and a cook. Most recently she was employed by Experienced Workers.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Friday, Aug 8, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014m at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Leroy Donathan officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The House of Prayer Apostolic Church or to Memorial Home Hospice.

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Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on Aug. 8, 2014
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