Tommy J Henson, age 86, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, on May 10, 2021. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton, Tennessee. He was also a member of the Alpha Masonic Lodge #376 F & AM of Clinton, Tennessee. Tommy was a humble man who loved his family and encouraged them to help others. He enjoyed hunting, camping, photography, and was an avid Bass Fisherman. Tommy was recognized by his employer ORNL numerous times for his work as a Metallurgist.
Tommy is preceded in death by his wife, Helen M Henson; parents, Albert Carlton Henson, and Alice Corinne (Roark) Henson
He is survived by his son, Tommy Joe Henson Jr. (Lisa) of Clinton, Tennessee; daughters, Sherry Henson Ladd (Gary) of Clinton, Tennessee, Amy Kathleen Henson of Clinton, Tennessee, Ann Margaret Henson of Clinton, Tennessee; grandchildren, Bryson Henson, Christopher Ladd (Kacy), Patrick Ladd (Lauren); great grandchildren, Lifa Luphondo Ladd, and Benjamin Ladd.
Tommy’s family and friends will gather at 1 p.m. on Friday May 14, 2021 at the Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Oak Ridge, TN for his graveside service.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude, Shriners, or the American Cancer Society.
Jones Mortuary is in charge of all arrangements.