Barbara Brown Henson

April 3, 2012


NASHVILLE, NC – Barbara Brown Miltenberger ‘Bobbie’ Henson, age 97, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Autumn Care of Nashville.

Mrs. Henson was born on December 15, 1914, in Shelby, TN, a daughter of the late Morey and Sarah Von Hinrichs Brown. She was formerly of Ahoskie and a former member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. She was the widow of Frederick Miltenberger and Paul Henson.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Barbara M. Erwin of Marsing, ID; and her son Fred Miltenberger of Scottsdale, AZ.

A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Ahoskie, with the Rev. Jeff Douglas officiating. The ashes will be scattered in the memorial garden of the church.

Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Henson family.

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The Jim Henson Legacy
12 years ago

On behalf of all of us at The Jim Henson Legacy, I send condolences to “Bobbie” Henson’s family and friends.


Bonnie Erickson

Executive Director

Mary Speed Caudill
12 years ago

Mrs. Henson was a friend to our family while she lived in Ahoskie. I remember her fondly – what a special lady.