Nancy Ann Henson, 81, of North Wilkesboro, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1939, in New Hanover County to John Howard and Hazel Emma Suggs Glidewell. Nancy was a registered nurse for over 60 years. Nancy loved to cook, crochet and grow her garden. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Elizabeth Hume; and grandson, Wesley Pence.
Surviving are her sons, E. Julian Henson III and spouse, Kathryn, of Lees Summit, Mo., Kenneth Henson and spouse, Kimberley, of Cloverdale, Ore.; sisters, Pat Young of Charlotte, Kay Beard of Pinehurst; brothers, John Howard Glidewell of Atlanta, Ga., Paul Glidewell of Liberty; grandchildren, Ethan, Justin, Kennan, Kayden Henson, Phillip, Katie, Jessica and James Prince; great-grandson, Austin Pence.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Dyess officiating. Entombment will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday. The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice or to Samaritan’s Kitchen of Wilkes, P.O. Box 1072, North Wilkesboro, N.C., 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuner