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Mary Jane Ransom Henson

Mary Jane Ransom Henson, 74, widow of the late Bobby Ray Henson, died Wednesday February 21, 2024, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

She was born in Pontiac, MI to the late Monroe Hughes Ransom and the late Maggie Jane Wheeler Fisher. She was a personal caregiver and had retired from Bourbon Heights Nursing Home after several years of service as a Nutritionist. She dearly loved her family and friends, enjoyed her flower garden, served in the American Legion Auxiliary and was a faithful member of the Prodigal’s House.

Janet will be lovingly remembered by her three daughters, Tona “Toni” Henson, Christie “Chris” Henson and Lucretia “Peb” Henson; four grandchildren, Desmond Henson, Bre’Jaya Johnson, Kierra Tyler and Rashawn Myers; eight great grandchildren, Aubree Rose Henson, Armonni Lewis, Amari Lewis, Zayvion Myers, Khiyah Marks, Amiyah Marks, Karter Marks and Ty-Shaun Myers; one sister, Carolyn (Ben) Benbow and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and neighbors.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Robert “Rob” Monroe Henson; two grandchildren, Tyra Myers and Shawn Washington; one sister, Renetta Clark and one brother, Ronald Ransom.

Homegoing services will be conducted at 5:00 PM Saturday March 2, 2024, by Rev. Aaron Crumbie at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home Chapel, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM Saturday March 2, 2024 until the hour of service at the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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