Rosemary Pearl Henry
Rosemary Pearl Henry, 90, Tipton, died Sunday, February 28, 2010 at
her residence. She was born September 7, 1919 in Jackson County,
Indiana to Sylvester E. & Bertha D. (Bricker) Needler. On June 24,
1939 she married James R. Henry, Sr. and he preceded her in death on
August 15, 1998.
She was a member of the Tetersburg Christian Church and Willing
Workers Class. Rosemary belonged to the Order of Eastern Star,
Rosary Chapter 66. She had been the secretary for U.A.W. 1166
and participated in the support group for Dr. Leo Watson in Kokomo.
Rosemary is survived by three sons, James Ronald Henry Jr. and wife
Brenda, Tipton, Bruce Lee Henry and wife Candy, Tipton and Charles
David Henry and wife Carolyn, Kokomo; nine grandchildren, Annette
Watson (Wes), Larry Henry (Julie), Shawn Henry (Brianna), Stacey
Pinkston (Shawn), Laura Henry, Katrina Basiewicz (Tim), Nicole
Henry, Rhonda Holtquist, and Jerry Henry, 21 great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Gerald B. Needler and Marshall Lee Needler both of
Anderson, and a special caregiver, Dorothy Johnson.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Stephen Wayne Henry and
Lawrence Gene Henry, three brothers, Leslie G., Clifford B. and
Virgil C. Needler, one sister, Crystal B. VanMatre, and two
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday March 3, at
Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Mangold presiding.
Burial will follow at Tetersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be
Tuesday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E.
91st Street, Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209.