Alma May Henson, age 91, of Hartland, Michigan, formerly of Loogootee, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
She was born April 17, 1930, in Wolcott, Indiana, to the late Roscoe and Dortha (Fife) Robbins.
She married Robert E. Henson on May 29, 1948. The couple raised their daughters in Lafayette, Indiana; then moved to Kokomo, Indiana, Kingman, Indiana, and then to Loogootee, Indiana. Alma moved to Hartland, Michigan later in life after Robert’s death. She worked as an office administrator/manager for several companies during her working years. She was a talented artist in many media, including oil painting, needlework, quilting, garment design/sewing-/tailoring, crochet, and knitting. Her artwork was often prize-winning in local competitions.
Survivors include her daughters, Charlotte Gasker and Paige, of Tucson, Arizona; Donna Munro, of Hartland, Michigan; Elayne Henson, of Westfield, Indiana; and Beverly Terrell and husband Terry, of Shoals; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brothers, Glenn Robbins, of Warsaw, Indiana, and Arnold Robbins, of Lafayette, Indiana.
She was also preceded in death by siblings, Charles Emmett Robbins and Esther Joan Darling.
A funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 20th, at the Blake Funeral Home, in Loogootee.
Burial followed in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be sent to Hartland Senior Activity Center, 9525 Highland Road, Howell, MI 48843.