Funeral services for Jonathan Bryan Herman Henson, 60, of Commerce, were at 2 p.m. Dec. 28, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Cooper with Jason Cunningham officiating. Interment followed at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Ben Franklin under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.
He passed away Wednesday night, Dec. 23, 2015, at his home of 35 years.
Bryan was born Jan. 28, 1955, in Athens, Texas; the son of Robert Kingston Henson and Pamela Elizabeth VanScoy Henson.
He was raised in Cooper. In 1973, he graduated from Cooper High School and later attended Paris Junior College.
On Sept. 4, 1976, he married Marilyn Kay Fuller in Wills Point. Bryan was formerly employed by Campbell Soup Company, the City of Commerce and was deputy sheriff for the Hunt County Sheriff’s Department for several years.
He was of the Methodist faith. Bryan captivated audiences through story telling and jokes. He always knew how to bring a smile to the faces of the ones he loved and his generosity was known by all who surrounded him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Pamela Henson; uncle and aunt, Big Bryan & Bernice Sparks.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Henson, of Commerce; two sons,Bryan Henson and wife, Leigh-Ann, of Waco, Wade Henson and Megan Wilson, of Austin; daughter, Holly Nutt and husband, Chris, of Campbell; two granddaughters,Stella Nutt, of Campbell and Heidi Henson, of Waco; three brothers, Robert Sparks Henson and wife, Sara, of Montgomery, Van William Henson and wife, Emmy, of Shreveport, La., Neil Hamilton Henson and wife, Marva, of Henrietta, Okla.; sister, Lucia Bunch and husband, Randy, of Paris; mother-in-law, Allye H. Fuller, of Wills Point; aunt, Sara Howell, of Wills Point; nieces, nephews and other relatives; and dog, Army North.
Pallbearers are Richard Hill, Chris Nutt, Jason Cunningham,Shane Fuller, Dane Benningfield and Selby Fuller
The family received friends at First United Methodist Church in Cooper one hour prior to service Monday.
Allan Fuller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.allanfullerfuneralhome.com and at www.heraldbanner.com
Published on  December 31, 2015