A funeral service for Mr. Henry Stenson, 65, of the Beauregard Community was held at 12:00 pm Monday, March 11, 2019 at True Deliverance Holiness Church with interment in Pine Level Church Cemetery. Rev. Larry Patterson officiated. Bishop Nolan Torbert was the pastor.
Mr. Stenson passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 in Beauregard. He was a member of Pine Level AME Zion Church. In 1972, he graduated from Tuskegee Institute High School. Mr. Stenson was a US Marines veteran and retired as a truck driver.
His remains lied in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
He is survived by: one daughter, Krystal (Lionel) Garrett of Birmingham, AL; six grandchildren, Eric Stenson Jr., Dillian Stenson, Makenzie Scott, Kenadi Garrett, Daquan Roberson and Raven Roberson; a daughter-in-law, Valerie Stenson of Smith Station, AL; one brother, Willie Stenson of Rochester, NY; four sisters, Ruby (James) Morton of Brooklyn, NY, Sarah Coleman, Susie Stenson and Letha (Edward) Haupert all of Auburn, AL; three sisters-in-law, Eva Lilly and Brenda Tate both of Opelika, AL and Glory Torbert of Auburn, AL; four brothers-in-law, Terry (Althea) Tate, Freddy Tate, Richard (Cynthia) Tate and Roger Tate; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.