Archive for Tuesday, May 5, 1998


May 5, 1998


— Services for Helen Henry, 81, Independence, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Potts Chapel, Independence. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Cave Springs Cemetery, Sarcoxie, Mo.

Mrs. Henry died Monday, May 4, 1998, at Mercy Hospital, Independence.

She was born Sept. 14, 1916, in Stotts City, Mo., the daughter of Louis and Anna Ottensmeyer Fieker.

She was a member of the Bible Holiness Church, Independence.

She married G. Hoyt Henry on March 17, 1937, in Carthage, Mo. He died Oct. 29, 1996.

Survivors include three sons, David Henry and Rodger Henry, both of Lawrence, and George Henry, Independence; seven daughters, Mary Sue Sharples, Sarcoxie, Mo., Doris Chrisenbery, Monett, Mo., Phyllis Darbro, Independence, Alice Douglas, Fredonia, Karol May, Bartlesville, Okla., Janice Henry, Neodesha, and Joy Campbell, Olathe; two brothers, Walter Fieker and Nolan Fieker, both of Sarcoxie, Mo.; a sister, Bertha Barnes, Sarcoxie, Mo.; 26 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Potts Chapel in Independence from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Potts Chapel, Independence.

The family suggests memorials to the Independence Bible School or to the New Beginnings Enterprises, sent in care of Potts Chapel, P.O. Box 801, Independence 67301.

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