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Opie Clyde Henson

September 29, 1925 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 94)


Clyde Henson, of Fort Mill, SC, formerly of Wilmington, DE, and Hurricane and Huntington, WV, passed away on July 28, at his home, The Blake At Baxter Assisted Living after a period of declining health.

Clyde was born in Putnam County, WV, and was the youngest child of the late Alexander "Bud" and Dora Mae Searls Henson. Clyde served in WWII in the south pacific region with The US Navy. After the war, he attended Marshall University (then known as Marshall College), and worked as a teacher in the Putnam County school district until his retirement in 1982. Clyde was a member of Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene in WV, and more recently Grace Community United Methodist Church In Fort Mill. Clyde was preceded in death by his first wife, Carol, two sisters, Aubrey Bello, Iva Parsons, and four brothers, Carl, Ansell, Bernard, and Lenny.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Moore Henson, of Fort Mill, SC, formerly of Huntington, WV. He is also survived by his step-daughter, Debra Lee and her husband, Paul, and granddaughter, Stasi Sherlock, her husband, Joe, and two great grandchildren, Declan and Mackenzie Sherlock, all of Tega Cay, SC. In addition he is survived by his nieces, Dr. Lois Henson, of Dayton, and Susan Thompson and her husband, Bob of Hurricane, WV, and several great nieces and nephews. In Huntington, WV, he is survived by a sister in law, Faye Webb and her husband, Charles, a brother in law, Dallas Moore, and his wife, Wilma.

A memorial service for Clyde is postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Blake at Baxter Village Assisted Living for their loving care and support over the past year.

Donations or memorials in Clydes honor, may be made to St Jude Childrens Research Hospital.

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