Katie Faye (Donnell-Rouse) Henson, age 91, of Hot Springs, left this world on May 15, 2017 to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven.
She was born on March 31, 1926 in Judsonia, the daughter of John Donnell and Florrie Nier Donnell. She was preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, Elmer Rouse; her second husband, Loyd Henson; her parents; and eleven brothers and sisters.
Katie was a member of Piney Baptist Church. She raised four children in the Piney community where she was active in her church and community. She loved people, art and music. When she became bedfast, Katie resided at Village Springs Nursing and Rehab, where she continued her love of art by coloring and filling many coloring books with wonderful and vivid images. Katie will forever live in the hearts of her children and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Kenneth Rouse and David and Judy Rouse, all of Hot Springs; two daughters and one son-in-law, Diann and Terry James of Benton and Sarita Rouse of Hot Springs; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of wonderful friends.
Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs with Bro. Gary Gipson officiating.
Interment will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday evening.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Cory Rouse, Russell Rouse, Nick James and Roy James.
Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Priddy and Todd Priddy.