Wesley “Wes” Edward Henson

BIG SPRING - Wesley “Wes” Edward Henson was born July 21, 1953, in Big Spring. He died on Jan. 1, 2018, at the age of 64. A graveside service was Jan. 4, at the Chapel at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. He was the son of Jesse Edward Henson and the late Juanita Janice Henson. After graduating Stanton High School in 1971 he joined the United States Navy Seabees where he learned the trade of an electrician. He was honorably discharged as an E5. Along with his many honors one of his most cherished memories was being chosen as an honorary pallbearer for baseball player Dizzy Dean in Wiggins, Mississippi. On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1978, he married the love of his life and best friend of 39 years Tressa Ann Hull. The Lord blessed them with three beautiful daughters, Ashley Harris and husband, TJ, Marisha Hodges and husband Micheal, and Daisha Morrison. They made their home in Sonora, where he worked for Sonora ISD. He enjoyed deer and varmint hunting in “Ol” Red. Spending time with family was the most important thing in his life. They fished, hunted and loved golfing together. Another pleasure for him was barb- queing ribs (bones) on the weekends. He always had a smile for everyone and could make everybody smile with his witty ways. Throughout his life he made many friends all over the world. His most greatest joy was being a “PA” to his nine grandchildren; Laison, Shailyn, Paityn, and Caitie Harris, Sydney and Samuel Hodges, Pade, Kortlen and Case Morrison. He is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Keylin Kennedi Morrison. He is survived by his sister, Valerie Zarate and husband, Leon; In-laws Homer Lee and Doris Hull; brother-in-laws Brad Hull, Denneth Hull and wife, Gay, Garry Hull and wife, Julie; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements wereunder the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com

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