Jesse Willard Henthorn, 77, Norman, [OK], died Monday, February 1,  at his home in Norman. He was born December 13, 1915 to Jasper K. and Cora Henthorn at Oklahoma City. Mr. Henthorn grew up in the Oklahoma City area and graduated from Putnam City High School in 1933. He married Mildred Irene Bryant in 1946. Mr. Henthorn came to Norman from Edmond in 1988. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic.
Mr. Henthorn is survived by his wife, Mildred Irene Henthorn; two sons, Barry Henthorn of Oklahoma City, Tom Henthorn of Norman; two daughters, Norma Jo Billings of San Antonio, Texas, Rita Eliasen of McKinney, Texas; a sister, Dorothy Carpenter of Fort Valley, Georgia; three brothers, Elerick, William J. (Jack) and George all of Oklahoma City; and three grandchildren. Mr. Henthorn was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
No services are planned. The family has suggested the Building Fund at Emmaus Baptist Church, 16001 S. Wester, OKC, OK 73170. Primrose Funeral Service, 1109 N. Porter, Norman.
(Source: The Daily Oklahoman, Wed. Feb. 3, 1993 - furnished by Paul Henthorne)