Odis Henson (5-1-18) service 5-5-18


Odis Clarence Henson, 77, of Adamsville, died on Tuesday, May 1.
He was born in Savannah, the son of the late James Roosevelt and Nellie Rose Ward Henson. He was united in marriage to Joyce Cates, who survives.
Mr. Henson served his country in the National Guard.  He worked as a mechanic for Pettigrew Ford in Adamsville  from 1979 to 2000 and was the owner, operator and mechanic of Henson’s Automotive.  Also known as “The Bicycle Man,”  he was the owner and operator of The Corner Store in Crump where he would buy, sell, trade, all sorts of deals. 
In addition to his wife Joyce, he is survived by his children, Kathylou Joyce Alexander of Lilburn, Georgia, William Odis Henson of Winder, Georgia, Ronald Clarence Henson of Adamsville, Karen Renee Thompson of Decaturville, Tennessee, Terry Wayne Henson of Michie, James Henry Henson of Adamsville and Jonathan Blake Henson of Adamsville; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Roger Henson of Savannah and Larry Henson of Morris Chapel; sisters, Ann McLain of Adamsville, Frances McFadden of Savannah, Dianne Davis of Adamsville, and Nellie Belle Dunn of Lawton, Oklahoma.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Steven, Mancil and James Henson, two sisters, Naomi Keymon and Debbie Henson Young; and two greatgrandchildren.
Services were held on Saturday, May 5, at Old Union Church in Adamsville with Gene Hanna officiating. Burial followed in Henson Family Cemetery at Adamsville.