Norma Jean (Woodie) Henry, 86, died at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL at 8:20 pm, Sunday, September 28, 2014. She was born on April 7, 1928 in Grand Rapids, MI to Forrest and Elizabeth (Ward) Woodman. She married Thomas Gerard Henry in 1948, who preceded her in death on April 9, 1993.
Also preceding her in death were her parents and son, Christopher Henry.
Surviving are two daughters, Gaylene Henry of Mundelein and Teryl Lyn Gleason of Indianapolis; two sons, Timothy L. Henry of Denver, CO and Thomas Grant Henry of Medinah, IL; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Henry was a resident of Springfield for the majority of her life. She was a Telecommunication Assistant Chief Operator for the State of Illinois before retiring in 1991. After her retirement she volunteered at the thrift shoppe supporting Sojourn Shelter and Services for a number of years.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm Friday, October 3, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:00 am Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Sojourn Shelter and Services.
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 am
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association
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