Billy Joe Henry
Funeral Date: 4/9/2011

Billy Joe Henry, age 80, of Hermitage, AR. died Wednesday April 6, 2011 at his home. Born May 28, 1930 in Hermitage, AR. a son of the late Ed Henry and Epsie Ivey Henry he was a retired employee of Potlatch Corporation with 25 years of service, a life long tomato farmer, a member of Hermitage Baptist Church, attended Farmville Baptist Church and loved fishing and playing the guitar. Also, preceding him in death was a daughter Charlotte Burch, brothers Howard Henry, Smead Henry, J.C. Henry, Ray Henry, Guy Henry, Johnny Henry, Walter Henry and sisters Elsie Mathis, Betty Huitt, Eddie Mae Green, Faye Gorman and Ruthie Robertson. Survivors are his wife Virginia Chancellor Henry whom he married September 8, 1951. 4 daughters Wanda Patrick, Oakland, TN., Letricia Callahan, Proctor, AR., Beverly Scroggins, Hermitage, AR. and Sharon Young, Warren, AR. 1 brother Ervin Henry, Warren, AR. 2 sisters Lucille Cherry and Mamie Curry both of Warren, AR. 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 9 at Frazerís Chapel of the Chimes with Rev. Mark Wagnon officiating. Eulogist was Rusty Rowell. Music provided by Melinda Ashcraft, Christy Pepper, and Linda Barrett. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were David Culp, David Dees, Linwood Dees, Steve Franko, Ray Marcantel, and Bill Wisener. Honorary pallbearers were Tiny Robinson, Russell Isbell, Dr. Kerry Pennington, Jimmy Ferguson, Rusty Rowell, Donald Lee Lassiter, Thomas Frazer, Stan Sweeney, and Steve Parnell.



Name: Levie Angle
Message: Virgina and family, I'm so sorry for your loss.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: I am so sorry to read of Mr. Henry's death. He was always such a sweet fella. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Name: Missy Saunders and Family
Message: We're so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all during this time.

Name: Mac Lochala
Message: So sorry for the loss of Mr. Billy Joe. I had only known him for a short period of time, but had come to love and appreciate his wit and humor. He will certainly be missed in our community. Our family will be praying for the Haney family.

Name: Debbie Richards Wilson
Message: Virgina, Wanda,Tricia, Beverly and Sharon. I am so sorry to hear about Billy Joe. I know he will be missed by so many. He was one of kind and I always enjoyed talking to him. Please know you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Hank & Sue Henry
Message: Virginia and family - Very sad to hear of Billy Joe's passing. We will miss him - always a favorite time during our trips to Arkansas to stop by and visit with Billy Joe. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all.

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Bev & Sharon: So very sorry to hear about your Daddy. He was such a nice man, and will be missed by all who knew him. We will keep you & your family in our prayers.......

Message: Aunt Virgina, I am so sorry about Uncle Billy Joe, Morris is going to miss him so much


Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: We are so sorry to hear you lost Mr. Billy Joe. He was a true farmer at heart & loved growing things. John has some great memories of times with him & will truly miss visiting with him.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Bill and Angela Dawson
Message: Bill and I were so sad to hear about Mr. Billy Joe. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: WHS Class of '72
Message: Trish and family, you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time...Mark, Kelley, & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Loren Strickland
Message: Sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Name: David(Buddy) & Tina McClain
Message: We're are so sorry for you loss of Billy Joe. He was such a nice & funny man. Your in our thoughts & prayers. May God bless and help you through this hard and painful time.

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: So sad but so many great memories. Our prayers go out to you all from our hearts. He will be greatly missed cause he never met a stranger.

Name: Denisa Mann Moseley
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Billy Joe was a sweet person.

Name: WHS class of '70
Message: Wanda and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Steve & Diane Parnell
Message: Sorry to hear of Mr. Billy Joe's passing away.We feel so honored that you ask for me to be a pall bearer. We hate that we will be out of town and cannot be with you at this time. This is a special wedding we are attending in New Orleans and much has been put into it for us to be there. We are thinking of you and will see you later. Diane and Steve.

Name: Daphne Hargus
Message: Sorry to hear of Mr. Billy Joe. Heaven has gained another musician. Just wanted to let you know Jodi and I love yall and will be praying for yall.

Name: Betty Greenwood
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: Donna Ozment-Raney
Message: Sharon, I am so sorry to hear you lost your father. I will be thinking of you and your family and keeping you in my prayers.

Name: Patsy Weaver Watson
Message: Sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Ronnie & Teresa Hays
Message: We are so very sorry for your loss

Name: Barbara & Thomas Rice
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Jason & Michelle McDougald
Message: Sorry for your lost but Heaven gained a new angel...Billy Joe was a very nice and funny man, he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with yall.

Name: Terry & Julie Donnelly
Message: We want to extend our deepest condolences. Everyone will miss Billy Joe and his tomatoes. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time.

Name: Floyd Jr and Norma Johnston
Message: We are so sorry about Billy Joe. He lived life to the fullest, loved his family and friends

Name: Ernie and Earline Ferrell
Message: To the Henry Family,please accept our sympathy during this time of great sorrow. We always enjoyed talking to Billy Joe.You are in our prayers.

Name: Donna Frank

Name: Donna Frank
Message: So sorry for your loss. Your Dad was always so friendly. He will be missed.

Name: Frebch & Judy Wynne and Leon Thornton
Message: Our prayers are with you during this sad time.

Name: French & Judy Wynne

Name: Yvonne Adams
Message: Sorry for your loss.