JoAnn Henson, 84, of Paragould, died on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

She was born in Egypt on July 21, 1937, to Jeff and Hazel Stowers Murphy. She was married to the late Jerry Henson. JoAnn was a member of the Church of Christ. She lived in Walnut Ridge most of her life. She and her husband were former small business owners of Kelly’s Greenhouse. JoAnn was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Jerry Henson; and her sister, Dorothy Wicker.

Left to mourn her death are her daughters, Lisa (Bruce) Watson of Paragould and Kelly (Erik) Lyons of Paragould; her brother, Jim Murphy of Lorado; her three grandchildren, Lindsay (Kirk) Pfeifer of Paragould, Lauren Watson of Paragould, and Bailey (Hannah) Morgan of Bryant; two great-grandchildren, Aidan and Evan; and many more family and friends.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 22, at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. Funeral services began at 2 p.m. with Robert Combs officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park.

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