Born Oct. 27, 1948 in Canton, Darlene Elnora was the daughter of the late Benjamin C. and Leola E. (Edkin) Castle. She was a graduate of Canton High School, class of 1968. On Jan. 29, 1971 she married Glenn Henson in the East Canton United Methodist Church. They shared 48 wonderful years together. Darlene was always known to be a hard worker. In early years, Darlene worked in the farming industry and then went on to be employed by Canton Manufacturing until its closure.
Surviving is her husband, Glenn, Brothers; Harold Castle of Canton, B. Clyde Castle, of Gillett, H. Richard Castle of Mt. Gilead, N.C., Avery Castle of Canton and Cicil R. Castle of Troy, a sister, Alberta Gates of Harrisburg, brothers-in-law, Tim Henson of Mansfield, George Claypool of Sayre, Jim Henson and Bob Patton both of Canton, sisters-in-law, Cindy West of Canton and Barbara Hite of Hornbrook, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents, Darlene was predeceased by a brother Millard Castle of Canton.
Visitation was held Monday, Apr. 8 from 10-11 a.m. at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility in Canton with the funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Michele Somerville of the East Canton United Methodist Church officiated the service. Burial followed in Beech Flats Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Darlene’s wishes were to consider helping anyone with cancer in any way that you can.
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