Nita L. Henson, 78, died on Nov. 23, 2018

Nita L. Henson, 78, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at the El Dorado Care and Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2  p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Countryside Funeral Home in Fredonia. Visitation will be held one  hour prior to service time, with burial to follow at the Fredonia City Cemetery.
 Nita was born on Sept. 24, 1940 in Texas, the daughter of Dave and Gladys Linder.
Nita attended school in New Albany and then Fredonia High School. Nita married her first husband and had four  children and later divorced. In 1964 she married Jim Henson and they had two more children and raised all five of them in the Fredonia area. Nita and Jim were married for 46 years until his death of July 1, 2010.
Nita worked at the Fredonia Nursing Home, as well as a cook for the Fredonia school system. She enjoyed camping and fishing with her family. Nita enjoyed being at the lake, spending time with family and friends. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
Nita is survived by: children, Reba Seyed and Mark Henson, both of Wichita, Mike (Melissa) Henson of Cherryvale, Kan., and Melissa (Trent) Potter of Andover; brother, Darrel Linder of Fredonia; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.
Nita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Henson; daughters, Tonia and Sonia Henson; brother, Junior Linder;  sister, Thelma Clements.
Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com. Memorials have been suggested to the: Dementia Society of America and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Services are entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 420 S. 20th St., P.O. Box 247, Fredonia, KS 66736