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Henson obit pic 5-11-13Barbara C. “Mother” Henson, 97, of Cadiz, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. She was born January 19, 1916 in Toledo, a daughter of the late Paul E. and Katharine Allen Cowgill.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Henson in 2001; a brother, Paul Cowgill, Jr.; and a sister, Lois McLaughlin.

Friends may call Monday, May 6 from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service at 1 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, with Rev. R.J. Leek officiating. She will be interred with her late husband in Piketon, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, 154 W. Market St., Cadiz, OH 43907. Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the May 11, 2013 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.