He served in the U.S. Army and was employed as an electrician. He is survived by son, Chad (Michelle) Henson of Lebanon, Tenn.; brother, U.L. (Nancy) Henson of Beechgrove, Ind.; nieces, Melinda and Bret Schuman of Beechgrove, Ind., Teresa and Parrish Wright of Oak Grove community of Clay Co.; great nephews, Christopher and Michael Schuman Funeral services for Mr. Cowen Henson were held on Monday, October 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina, Tenn. Burial followed in the Underwood Cemetery in Lafayette, Tenn.
Mr. Cowen Henson, 64, of Lafayette passed away at the Macon County General Hospital on Friday, October 24, 2008. Mr. Henson was born in Clay Co. Tenn. on July 24, 1944, the son of the late Earl and Florence (Newman) Henson.