Alice Henson

Alice Henson

Alice Henson, 86, of Olmsted, died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at Integrity Healthcare of Anna in Anna.

She was born on Jan. 3, 1935, in Olmsted, the daughter of Thomas and Allie Mae Shafer Sauerbrun.

She was a member of the former Center Methodist Church. She had worked as a teacher’s aide.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Russell Henson, on Dec. 19, 2003.

Survivors include her daughter, Meloney Roberts; grandchildren Allie and Schyler Roberts; a brother, Robert Sauerbrun (Beverly); nieces Brenda (Ned) Gunn and Tanna (Roger) Evetts; great-nephews Aaron (Liv) Britton and Andrew Britton (Jacey); a great-niece, Kaylin Goins; a great-great-niece, Finley; and other relatives.

Funeral services were at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge. Pastor Mike Sharp and Steven Dowdy officiated. 

Interment will follow in Ely Cemetery in Ely, Nev.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.jones-funeral.com.

Jones Funeral Home Villa Ridge is in charge of arrangements.

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