Helen Jean (Reed) Henson

December 11, 1931 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 89)


Helen Jean Reed Henson, 89, of Asheville, NC passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at the John F Keever Solace Center in Asheville. Helen was born December 11, 1931 in Highlands, NC to the late William Lester Reed and Pearl Frady Reed. She is also preceded in death by her husband, David E. Henson; brothers, Eldon Reed, William L Reed Jr, George Reed; sisters, Laverne Dills, and Norma Hooper. Helen was the owner of The Franklin Terrace. She was a devoted woman of God, dedicated to her husband, children, and grandchildren. Surviving Helen is her daughter, Maria Henson Wells (Cliff) of Asheville, NC; son, David E. Henson Jr. of Whittier, NC; brother, Charles Reed (Janice) of Franklin, NC; sister, Gloria Younce (Eddie) of Franklin, NC; grandsons, Cody Wells (Katie) of Marshall, NC, Jack Wells of Asheville, NC; great granddaughter, Hazel Jo Wells of Marshall, NC and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be planned in the spring. Condolences can be made to the family at

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