BENTON — Lowell Vernon “Bubby” Henson, 92, of Benton died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Marion VA Hospital in Marion, Ill.
He was retired as a chief chemist for Pittsburgh Metallurgical and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by two brothers, Buel Henson and Wayne Henson, both of Benton; and one sister, Madeline McDermott of Benton.
He was preceded in death by one sister. His parents were Cordie Henson and Mattie Tatum Henson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Collier Funeral Chapel of Benton with the Rev. Bob Wiley officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Dunn Cemetery in Benton.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2013, at the funeral home.