BARBARA J. HENRY
Barbara J. Henry, age 89, of Uhrichsville, O., passed away on February 7, 2022, at Park Village Southside in New Philadelphia, O., following a brief illness.
Barbara was born March 4, 1932, the daughter of the late David H. Long Sr. and Nora Edna (Emerson) Long. In addition to her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by two sisters Mary Helen Cox and Opal Whiteman and six brothers Hud, Chet, Dave, Bob, Ed and Dick Long.
In 1950, after graduation, Barbara married Walter “Waddie” Henry and they spent 64 years together building the foundation of love for their family before his passing in 2016.
She was a lifelong resident of Uhrichsville, a devoted wife, a loving mother, and a friend to many. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville where she served as a teacher in the Disciples Sunday School Class. Barb was a former trustee and served on the Communion Christian for many years. She was one of the original organizers of the Twin City Christian Food Service. She shared 70 years of friendship with her beloved "club".
Barbara is survived by her children Brenda Kay (David) Fellers of Uhrichsville, Ann Henry (Dave) Woodford of Lewis Center, O., Robert Timothy (Kim) Henry of Tappan Lake, Richard Jay (Diana) Henry of Uhrichsville and David Eugene (Cheryl) Henry of Uhrichsville; sister-in-law Gertrude Dalpaiz; 13 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Barbara will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville, with the Pastor Kory Rowland officiating.
Calling hours are from 1 to 2 p.m., (one hour prior to services), at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Uhrichsville and the Twin City Christian Food Service.
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