Jennifier Lea Henson, 67, of LeRoy, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 7, 2018) at home.

Memorial visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. Memorial donations may be made to L.E.A.S. or LeRoy Fire Protection District

Jennifier was born Dec. 28, 1950, in Champaign, to Ervan and Carol Pendleton Gawthorp. She married Thomas Henson on Dec. 30, 1968, in LeRoy. He survives.

Surviving are daughter, Cathy (Rich) Roth; son, Matt (Rebecca) Holderby; sisters, Peggy Kuykendall, Chris Harlan and Sheila Dunbar; brother, Danny Gawthorp; grandchildren, Ainsley, Nolan, Krysten, Matthew, Garrett and Gabe.

She was preceded in death by father; mother; stepfather, Russell Fonger; sister, Carla “Penny” Kirby; and brother, Greg Gawthorp.

Jennifier attended LeRoy High School. She worked at the Union Hall in Bloomington for 20 years. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting. She was a great cook who loved cooking for her family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother who loved spending time with her grandkids, and devoted friend who will be deeply missed.

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