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William "Bill" Henry

March 14, 1945 — February 3, 2023

William "Bill" Henry was born March 14, 1945 in McNairy County, TN the son of the late William Franklin and Bulah Mae Williams Henry. He was united in marriage to Gwen Gann on December 24, 2005. Mrs. Henry preceded him in death on June 6, 2022.

Bill served in the United States Army for 2 years. He worked at Aqua Glass for 20 plus years. After retiring he drove a school bus. He was a member of the Buena Vista Church and the Selmer Moose Lodge. He loved all of his grandchildren and great grand babies.

Mr. Henry departed this life on February 3, 2023 in Selmer, TN at the age of 77 Years, 10 Months, 20 Days.

He is survived by a daughter, Crystal Henry (Jerry Dorris) of Selmer, TN; two sons, Brian Henry (Shannon Johnson) of Selmer, TN, Clay Henry (Leanne) from everywhere; two stepsons, Frankie Wilson (Phyllis) of Bethel Springs, TN, Jamie Wilson (Anita) of Bethel Springs, TN; twelve grandchildren, Cody Dickey (Monica) of Selmer, TN, Brianna Winters (Chauncey Elder) of Murfresboro, TN, Tyler Henry (Savannah) of Fairbanks, AL, Blaine Henry (Cristina) of Chicago, IL, Mary Hannah Henry of Chicago, IL, Conner T. Henry of Cushing, TX, Amber Nixon (Ronny) of Bethel Springs TN, Courtney Smith (Casey) of Bethel Springs, TN, Cassy Smith (Clay) of Henderson, TN, Chris Benavidez of Rensselaer, IN, Maria Bryant (Allen) of Crump, TN, Nikki Rejano (Jason) of Chicago, IL; eleven great grandchildren, Isla Elders, Bella Henry, Lucas Henry, Scarlett Henry, Hunter Nixon, Callie Smith, Rylie Smith, Bailee Benavidez, Gavin Cortez, Daygun Bryant, Renny Bryant.
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Sunday, February 5, 2023

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160 Cypress Ave, Selmer, TN 38375

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