Jessie (Stiwinter) Henson

October 25, 1936 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Jessie Henson Obituary

Jessie Stiwinter Henson, 87, of Dillard, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Len and Ethel Louise Patterson Stiwinter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton P. Henson; stepdaughter, Annmarie Henson; and a brother, Morris L. Stiwinter. Jessie loved to spoil her grandson, great grandchildren and her nieces. Her nieces remember the countless Sunday morning visits where she and Cliff would bring them ice cream and her grandson said that Sundays was always the day that they would come and have family time and spoil him.

Jessie is survived by her grandson, Luke Henson and his wife, Nikki of Dillard, GA; four great grandchildren, Isabella, Kolton, Jace and Addison; one sister in law, Pauline Stiwinter of Otto, NC; and three nieces, Phyllis Castle (Ronnie), Kathy Fountain (Kevin), and Gail Stiwinter. She also has three great nieces, one great nephew, and one great great niece surviving.

The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8 pm on Saturday, February 3, 2024.

The funeral service will be at 2pm on Sunday, February 4 in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Pastor Terry Moffitt will officiate. Burial will be in the Wright Cemetery on Tessentee Road.

Pallbearers will be Luke Henson, Kevin Fountain, Dakota Fountain, Ronnie Castle, Bill Fountain, and Jamie Reynolds.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Wright Cemetery Fund, C/O of Kevin Fountain, 322 Ideal Acres, Otto, NC 28763.

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February 3, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Macon Funeral Home
261 Iotla Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
February 4, 2024

2:00 PM
Macon Funeral Home
261 Iotla Street
Franklin, NC 28734


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