Abagail Marie Henson, age 11, known as “Abby” passed away May 2, 2022, at her home from a life-long illness.

Abby was an enthusiastic 6th grader at the Walnut Ridge Middle School. She loved going to school, and being a “Bobcat”, spending time with her friends and teachers. Abby enjoyed being social, going shopping, and dancing, she was an official honorary “Alley Cat” dancer. She enjoyed watching cooking shows and sports, her favorites are the Bobcats, Razorbacks, and the St. Louis Cardinals. 

She is preceded by her grandfather, Garland Henson; and her great grandfather, Ronald “Hoss” Jones.

Survivors include her guardian grandmother, Peggy Henson; her great grandmother, Elizabeth Jones; and her mother, Brittany Henson; and a baby sister, Avery, all of Hoxie; one uncle, Stanley (Stephanie) Jones of Hoxie; and an aunt, Dane Nash of Camdenton, MO; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 2 P.M. in the United Freewill Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge with Bro. Dennis Truxler officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Belcher, Travis Flemming, William Willcoxson, Shane Duncan, Heath Davis, and Bob Crome. Honorary Pallbearers are the Walnut Ridge Alley Cats, and her fellow middle school classmates. Interment will follow in the Lawrence Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 5 P.M. till 8 P.M. in the United Freewill Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.