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 Lee Orie “Pug” Henson

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Lee Orie “Pug” Henson

  • Birth 24 Aug 1905 Charleston, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1980 Webb, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Paynes, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 22056497




Lee Orie (Pug) was the son of Charles Estes Henson and Era SHOOK Henson. He married Hallie Wilcox 1929 in Charleston, Tallahatchie, Mississippi. They had one daughter, Dorothy Louise. Pug and Hallie divorced.

Lee O. married Janie NEWTON James, June 6, 1936 in Sumner, Tallahatchie County, Ms. Pug or 'Pop' was a wonderful father to Janie's two daughters, Bea and Doll. He was also a wonderful grandfather and we all loved him dearly.

Lee Orie serve three years in the army in the 1920s when he was a single man.

He served in WWII for three and half years, and always loved and was proud of his country. He was a member of the VFW from 1946 until he died in 1980.

He was a wonderful husband, a great father and a terrific grandfather.
He was POP.. he was not only my Dad for forty-four years, he was my best friend.



  • Created by: Forever loved: Beatrice
  • Added: 9 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22056497
  • Forever loved: Beatrice
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Orie “Pug” Henson (24 Aug 1905–20 Nov 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22056497, citing Magnolia Gardens Cemetery, Paynes, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Forever loved: Beatrice (contributor 46942475) .