Goldie “Jeanne” Henson 88 passed away at home in Bentonville, AR on August 16, 2017. Jeanne had a 10 year battle with Chronic Kidney Disease with Dialysis. Born January 17, 1929 in Seldan, KS, she was the daughter of the late James and Goldie Goldrey. She graduated Valedictorian from Seldon High School and then attended a business college in Denver. CO. Later she worked for an insurance company in Topeka, KS where she met her future husband, Glenn Henson. Glenn & Jeanne were united in marriage on June 20, 1948 in Seldon, KS.
Jeanne and her husband managed Calbeck Furniture and Music in Pratt, KS for 30 years prior to retiring in Bella Vista, AR. Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband Glenn in 2002, and her only sibling Dean Godfrey. Jeanne is survived by 2 daughters, Glenda Roth of Fort Collins, CO and Sandra Stanley of Springdale, AR, 4 Grandchildren, Michael Schneipp, Michelle Schneipp, David Lucas, & Nicole McGuire, and 8 great grandchildren.
A graveside memorial is planned for Nov. 20th at the Hoxie Cemetery where she will rest with her husband and parents.