Lela (Hannah) Henson

December 30, 1950 ~ February 27, 2021 (age 70)


Lela Henson, age 70 of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 6:36 am on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Otterbein Cemetery in Pope County, Illinois with Rev. Mark Staton officiating.

Lela is survived by her son, Donnie Ray Henson and wife Roslyn and Ronnie Lee Henson and wife Amy; sister Ethel Henley and husband Bobby; several nieces and nephews.

Lela was preceded in death by her parents, Lyndoff and Essie (Williamson) Hannah; husband of 48 years, Lee Henson; sisters, Betty Lou Hannah, Margaret Parmley, Geraldine Hannah, Eulene Owens; brother, Robert Joe Hannah.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. We ask all that attend wear a face covering and practice customarily accepted social distancing.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Henson, Donnie Henson, Robbie Hannah, Chris Hannah, Eugene Henley, Kevin Henley


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March 3, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910

Graveside Service
March 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Otterbein Cemetery, Pope County, Illinois

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