Valentina Cassino Henson

Published 5:59 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018

FLOWOOD — Valentina “Tina” Cassino Henson, 60, a resident of Brandon, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Merit Health Rankin in Brandon.

A funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Flowood.

Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. at the church. She will be laid to rest in Memorial Gardens Park in Starkville.

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Mrs. Henson was a native of Vicksburg. She was the daughter of the late Frank John Cassino and Ruby Pearl Husbands Cassino. She was married to the late Joe Robert Henson.

Mrs. Henson worked for Mississippi State University as an accountant administrator for 25 years. She was a graduate of Mississippi State University and was very involved in the baseball program at Mississippi State. She attended St. Paul Catholic Church in Flowood. She loved her family and spending time with them brought great joy to her life. She will be missed by all who loved and knew her.

Mrs. Henson was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Robert Henson; parents, Frank John Cassino and Ruby Pearl Husbands Cassino.

Mrs. Henson is survived by her son, Michael Robert Henson; brother, Frank Cassino (Ouida); sister, Sherrie Cassino McCaffrey (Pat); nephews, Howard Lewis (Julie), Kelly McCaffrey (Kim) and Brian Cassino; niece, Christy Lewis Massey (Wes); and numerous great nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mississippi State University Baseball Dugout Club, P.O. Box 5327, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

Hail State!