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Howard T. Henry

Howard T. Henry of Roselle, Missouri passed away September 17, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born October 12, 1928 in Fredericktown, Missouri the son of the late Archie Phillip and Inice Iona (Sanders) Henry.

On Jun 19, 1949 he was united in marriage to Ella Mae Arnold.  To this union four children were born:  Linda Joyce Ramsey (Roger) of Imperial, Missouri, Mary Susan “Sue” Wooten (Kenny) of Roselle, Missouri, Howard “Michael” Henry (Deanna) of Barnhart, Missouri, and Patricia “Patti” Ann Klaverkamp (Bruce) of Barnhart, Missouri.  Ella Mae preceded Howard in death on April 18, 1998.  He was also preceded by brothers-in-law: George Arnold, Roy Arnold, and Bill Jackson and sisters-in-law: Dorothy Arnold, Betty Arnold, and Dorothy Jackson.

On March 20, 1999 Howard married Betty “Sue” (Harmon) Green.  He gained four bonus children: Linda Roberts (Andy) of Fredericktown, Missouri, Gregory Green (Mary) of LaFayette, Indiana, Tom Green (Margie) of St. Louis, Missouri, and Tim Green (Debbie) of Oceanside, California.  He is also survived by ten grandchildren, eight bonus grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, nine bonus great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren, his sister-in-law, Shirley Henry of Roselle, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Howard was preceded in death by his baby sister, Mary Louise Henry, two brothers: James Phillip Henry and Reginald Denton Henry and his sister-in-law, Edith Henry.

Howard was a 1946 graduate of Fredericktown High School.  He worked as a millwright mechanic for thirty-nine years at American Can Company until he retired.  Howard was a member of Bethel United Baptist Church in Fredericktown. He helped make and deliver the peanut brittle for his church for many, many years.  He was a member of the Ozark Melody Boys Quartet, and he enjoyed singing in the church choir. Howard enjoyed hunting, riding motorbikes, traveling, and scuba diving.  He loved to camp on Black River with his family and have hayrides across the creek.  More than anything he loved time spent with his family.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from Bryson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Buford and Rev. Lindell Sikes officiating.  Visitation was on Monday, September 19, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Pallbearers were Mike Henry, Tom Green, Brad Wooten, Bobby Wooten, Brian Wooten, and Bruce Klaverkamp.  Interment was in Sebastian Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Sebastian Cemetery Association.  Online condolences may be made to the family at

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