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Sandra Lee Henson

Birth Date: September 3, 1941
Death Date: February 27, 2018

Sandra Lee (Huckaba) Henson, 76, of Decatur, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

Sandra was born September 3, 1941 in Decatur, the daughter of James and Eunice (Tinsman) Huckaba. She enjoyed crocheting and sports especially the Chicago Cubs.

Sandra leaves behind her children Tarra Pruitt and fiancé William Rynearson, Marla Pickering, and Robert Henson and wife Lori, sister Sharon Murray and husband Don, sister-in-law Beverly Huckaba, sons-in-law Douglas Pruitt and Dusty Pickering, grandchildren Matthew Henson, Kelsie Pruitt (fiance Jason Jackson), Douglas Pruitt II and wife Amanda, Brandi Pickering, Cody Pickering, Corey Dickson, and Dakota Dickson, great-grandchildren Jade Henson, Aaliyah Tyus, Jaylin Pruitt, Teonna Pruitt, Katelynn Pruitt, Madelynn Pruitt, Nickolas Pruitt, Brycen Pickering, Ceanna Pickering, Samuel Dickson, Ian Dickson, Riley Dickson, Kain Pickering and Cody Pickering, Jr.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother James Huckaba, sister Jan Wallerman, brother-in-law Ed Wallerman, grandson Sean Patterson, and great-grandchildren Makilah Tyus and Jacob Pruitt.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Monday, March 5, 2018 at the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

March 5, 2018
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Tarra Marla Robert this Lisa Jr and Dorothy granddaughter. I'm so sorry for your loss I love y'all 5023775329.I live in Kentucky been here 30 plus years.grief is terrible thing to go thru I tell myself everyday this to will pass so very sorry sincerely your cousin lisa

  2. I was a friend of Tarra, her daughter, in high school. Sandra was always so nice and ready to encourage us. We could talk to her anytime and not feel judged or looked down as "kids". I'm sorry for your loss, Tarra. Sarah (Daugherty) Hoots.

  3. Sorry to learn of Sandra's passing. She was a lovely and gracious lady. It was a privilege to know her and her family during my years as Organist and Minister of Music at Grace United Methodist Church in Decatur. My sincere sympathies. Blessings

  4. I have been honored and blessed to have known such a wonder lady. You will be greatly missed. You was like a grandma to me and Monica. We love you!!

  5. I knew Dick from the Moose. He was always so nice and never got upset no matter what the problem was. So soft spoken. He was a real gentleman. Sympathy to the family of Dick and my you find peace in knowing he is going on to live in someone else. What a giving soul.

    Linda Myers.

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