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Lois Henry


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Lois Ann Henry, age 69, of Linkwood, MD, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at her home.

Born on September 22, 1940 in Cambridge, MD, she was the daughter of the late Lois Murphy and Dora Pritchett Murphy.

On October 12, 1962, she married Alva Lee Henry. He died on September 25, 1996.

Mrs. Henry was a member of the Veterans Recognition Committee and a forty-eight year member of the Linkwood Salem Volunteer Fire Company. She was a two time recipient of the Female Volunteer Award, 1992 and again in 2007. She also was awarded the Meritorious Service award in 1999.

Mrs. Henry was a registered nurse for 33 years employed by the Eastern Shore State Hospital, Cambridge, MD where she retired in 1992.

Surviving are three children Robert Lee Henry and his wife Kim of Laurel, DE, Alan Scott Henry and his wife Stephanie of East New Market, MD, Michael Gene Henry and his wife Melissa of East New Market, MD; a brother Allan Vincent Murphy of Fowlerville, MI; eight grandchildren Taylor Scott Henry, Lauren Ashley Henry, Kaitlyn Marie Henry, Alaina Catherine Henry, Tori Leigh Henry, John Michael Henry, Trey Robert Henry, Ryan Everett Henry; a niece Samantha Irene Evens; an aunt Lorraine Phillips; uncle Edward Pritchett; and a godchild Kara Phippin.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were several aunts and uncles.

The family will receive friends Friday evening, April 16th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, April 17th at the funeral home. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. David L. Kreek. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Tink Collins, John Lewis, Keith Adkins, Jerry Willey, Randy Lewis and Gary Shockley.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles Robinson and members of the Linkwood-Salem Volunteer Fire Company.

Memorial offerings may be made in Mrs. Henry's memory to the Linkwood-Salem Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 66, Linkwood, MD 21835 or St. Thomas United Methodist Church c/o Mrs. Phyllis Mills, 1877 Crocheron Rd., Toddville, MD 21672.

To view and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.curran-bromwell.com

Visitation

Friday April 16, 2010 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Saturday April 17, 2010 , 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home


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Guestbook

Posted by: Howardene Brem I will always remember the smiling happy lady that was also a friend. I have known Lois Ann for a long time beginning when she came into my place of employment and immediately she became a dear friend. She will be missed. 04/19/2010 Posted by: Sandra J. Henry Bobby, Scott, and Mike: So sorry for the loss of Lois Ann. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time. 04/16/2010 Posted by: Andra Rebar I am so sorry for you lost. She was my best friend and I will miss her. 04/16/2010 Posted by: Kat Spear Al, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your sister. I'm sorry I never got to meet her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 04/16/2010 Posted by: Flora Towers for the Class of 1958 Lois, Your classmates cherish the time spent together, with laughter and with serious moments. Most of all, we cherish your friendship; your kindness; your sense of fairness; and, your love and dedication to your family, friends, and community. 04/15/2010 Posted by: PAMELA TODD-PITT LOIS ANN WI LL BE GREATLY MISSED. I HAVE RECENTLY MET HER AT SOME GENEALOGY MEETINGS AND SHE LOVED TO LAUGH AND WAS SO WONDERFUL TO BE WITH.LOIS NAMED OUR GROUP LLDC AND NOW FOR YOU LOIS WE WILL NAME THE GROUP JUST FOR YOU.AFTER ALL YOU WILL STILL BE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER. OUR CLASS SHALL NOW BE KNOWN AS LOIS ANN'S LLDC CLASS IN MEMORY OF YOU. 04/15/2010 Posted by: A sympathy card has been sent to the family of Lois Ann Henry c/o Newcomb & Collins Funeral Home, P.A. funeral home. 04/15/2010 Posted by: GIDGET ROSS Ms.Lois was the kindest hearted person I have ever known. She will be truly missed. Thoughts & prayers go out to all of the Henry family. 04/15/2010 Posted by: Keith Todd Scott, Mike, and Bobby, I've know Lois Ann all my life. I know Mom and Dad were good friends with her and Alva Lee. I remember numerous times as a child being at your house or they at mine. As an adult, I didn't get to see her often, but when I did she was just as I remember as a child. I know she will be missed very much. Again, I'm so sorry she was taken from you so early. 04/15/2010 Posted by: Carolyn Patterson I've only known Lois Ann for about a year, but it was long enough to know that she was a special person. She always had a smile and was so much fun to be around. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. My sincere condolences to her entire family. She was so proud of all of you. Sincerely, Carolyn 04/14/2010 Posted by: Brenda Gilliard Willey Fritze Growing up I can remember when Miss Lois and Alva Lee first were dating, they would come over to the house at Linkwood and visit a lot with mom (Shirley Gilliard)and dad(Arnold Gilliard).Dad and Mom called her "tweedy bird" and for longest time I thought that was Miss Lois's real name.She will be sadly missed by so many hearts she touched! My heartfelt condolences to Bobby, Scotty,Mike and their families. 04/14/2010 Posted by: Bobbie Jean Knauer As I sit here in tears and reflect on all the great memories I have of Ms.Lois growing up I can (almost) feel my heart smile. She was an extraordinary woman and I as others will miss this beautiful lady.As we All share in this sorrow (LSVFD, friends,family,extended family)near and far,Loving thoughts and prayers go out to each. Mike,Scotty,and Bobby (along with your families) know that God's Love surrounds you at this time of pain,as does mine. GOD BLESS 04/14/2010 Posted by: Darryl Todd and the Todd Family Sincere Condolences to the Family. 04/14/2010 Posted by: Mark Meekins & Nancy Cantville Thinking of you at this difficult time. With Deepest Sympathy Sincerely, 04/14/2010 Posted by: Sherry Robbins I sit here and try to think of just the right thing to say to all of you. Words are very hard to come by, but please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a wonderful lady and will be terribly missed. My fondest memories of her are from the firhouse and the BBQ's and dinners this past year. It won't be the same without her. Please know if there is anything anyone needs please don't hesitate to let me know. I am so sorry for your loss. 04/14/2010 Posted by: Levin & Effie M. Elzey Dear Family, Lois Ann & I loved doing & sharing our family trees. We have spent many happy hours discussing them. Lois Ann loved her family and each of you were special to her. God does all things right. He has Lois Ann is his plan and he has called her to Him. May God provide each of you with the strength you will need. Psalm 46 tells us God is our strength & refuge, a very present help in trouble. So many special things Lois Ann was known for doing; volunteering was second nature to her. Please know that you are in our prayers. 04/14/2010 Posted by: Dolores[Lory] Abbott] Missy, I am so sorry to hear about Lois. She was just a little older than me but I remember her so well in school. She was always so pleasant than and always. My love & prayers are with all of you. 04/14/2010

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