Joyce Ann Henson, age 72, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at her home near Piedmont. She was born October 19, 1949 in Coos Bay, Oregon, the daughter of Charles Owen and Melba (Hensley) Owen. Joyce was married to Donnie Ray Henson November 7, 1970 in Coos Bay, OR and he passed away March 13, 2013. A long time resident of Piedmont, Joyce retired as a Supervisor for the Missouri Division of Family Services, Piedmont Office.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Charles and Melba Owen, her husband, Donnie Ray Henson and her son in law, Zack Jones.
Survivors include two daughters, Marlo Martin, of Piedmont, Lisa Jones, of Wentzville, two brothers, Doug Owen and his wife Nancy, of Lakeside, OR, Paul Owen, of Bend, OR, one sister, Coleen Stambaugh, of Napa, Idaho, one brother in law, Lonnie Henson, of North Bend, OR, two sisters in law, Delores Clark, of Piedmont and Rose Mayer, of LaPine, OR.
Also surviving are three grandsons, Mason Martin, Grady Martin and Jack Martin, all of Piedmont, two great grandchildren, Myla and Macklynn Martin, and many other family and friends.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel in Piedmont. The services were conducted by Chaplain Callum Reavey and special recorded songs were played. Cremation followed the service and Joyce’s cremains will be interred next to her husband in Masonic Cemetery.
Memorials have been requested to the American Cancer Society or the Ronald McDonald House.