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Esther Henry

Thursday, December 6, 2007

EAST PRAIRIE -- Esther Henry, 94, died Dec. 5, 2007, at her home.

Born June 21, 1913, in Mississippi County, to the late Orb and Maude Ferrell Forrester, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie.

She was married to James Raymond "Jim" Henry who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1984.

Also preceding her in death were two sons, Roy Lawrence Henry and Russell Henry; one daughter, Alice Henry; two sisters, Thelma Faire and Dora Goodale; and two grandchildren, Blake Hall and Rachel Henry.

Survivors include: two sons, Curtis Henry of East Prairie and Richard Henry of Charleston; five daughters, Dora Helen Poe, Eunice Henry, Audrey Furgerson, Justine Henry and Judy Western of East Prairie; one sister, Justine Carr of Roundrock, Texas; and 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is at 5 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday with George White officiating.

Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.