Bert Henry, Sr.
MACS (SW) Bert A. Henry, Sr. (Ret.), 60, of Silsbee, passed away Sept. 19, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Following the service, military honors will be provided by the United States Navy at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Oct. 19, 1954, Bert was the son of John William Henry, Jr. and Mildred Marie (LeMaire) Henry. He was a member of the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ in Johnson City, Tn. Bert loved gardening, cooking for his family, and sharing his faith. He served for 20 years in the United States Navy. Bert will be greatly missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred M. Henry and sister, JoAnna Leggett.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Henry; children, Bert A. Henry, II and wife, Crystal of Salado, John W. Henry, III and wife, Kelli of Goodlettsville, Tn, Phillip L. Henry and wife, Brandy of Jarrell, Miriam Dixon and husband Aaron of Azle, and Amanda N. Valdez and husband, Anthony of Liberty Hill; father, John W. Henry, Jr.; sisters, Opal L. Stifflemire, Edwina M. Mattarocci and Mary E. Bourge; brothers, William P. Henry and John S. Henry; 18 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Serving as pallbearers will be Phillip L. Henry, Bert A. Henry II, John W. Henry III, William Patrick Henry, John S. Henry, Aaron Dixon and Anthony Valdez. Honorary pallbearers are James Henry, Elijah Henry, Austin Henry and Noah Henry.