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Bee Henson

January 11, 2013 12:10 am

Bee Henson

Mary E. Henson, known to her friends as "Bee," 79, of Culpeper County died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at home.

Bee was born May 28, 1933, and was a lifetime resident of Culpeper County. Bee was a past member of Richardsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and a member of Eley's Ford Baptist Church.

Bee was a school bus driver for Culpeper County for 23 years, and worked at Virginia Power for 10 years and Howard Johnson Restaurant for eight years.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Craig and husband Tim of Culpeper; two nephews, Bill Henson and Richard Minter, both of Spotsylvania County; and cousin Pat Henson of Spotsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald S. Henson Sr.; and two sons, Donald S. Henson Jr. and Gilbert Warren Jones.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. Interment will follow in Eley's Ford Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family invites friends to meet at the Richardsville Fire Hall following the service for fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church, 22337 Halls Road, Richardsville, Va. 22736.

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