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Luella Mae (Evans) Henry

September 23, 1929 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 91)


Luella Mae Henry, 91, Bidwell, Ohio passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in Four Seasons of Washington, Washington Courthouse, Ohio. She was born September 23, 1929 in Bidwell, Ohio, daughter of the late Elisha and Mildred (Clark) Evans. Luella was continually active in the community during her lifetime – she retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center following 28 years of service. She was a member of Apostolic Faith Church, Bidwell, and a Board Member of the Gallia County Emancipation Proclamation Committee until her retirement in 2020. She married William A. Henry Sr. and he preceded her in death April 1988.

Luella leaves behind to cherish her memory their son, William A. Henry, Jr., Pickerington, Ohio, and daughters: Janet Hughes, Vinton, Ohio; Gwendolyn (Herbert) Smith, Canal Winchester, Ohio and Sandra Mitchell, Bidwell, Ohio. Also missing her are grandchildren: Charles Lewis, William Henry III, Crystal Cousins, Jacquelyn Smith-Jovic, Anita Smith, Keith Lewis, Stephanie Henry-Barney, Michael Henry, Bridgette Appollonio, Glenwood Hughes, William Mitchell and Tekisha Mitchell; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren; sister, Vada Mayo, Bidwell, Ohio; special friend, Ron Smoot, Cross Lanes, West Virginia and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by children: Michael E. Henry, Trudy Grant and Patricia Henry; sister, Clara Jackson and brother, Floyd Evans.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in the Fellowship of Faith Church, 20344 SR 554, Bidwell, Ohio with Pastor Herbert Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan Bethel Cemetery, Bidwell, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the church Tuesday 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. The McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, is honored to serve the Henry Family.

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