Mrs. Eva Dell (McNutt) Henry, age 95, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at her son's home in Prince George, Virginia. She had lived with her son and his family in Prince George since September 2017.
Mrs. Henry was born on August 18, 1926, in Calloway County, Kentucky, to the late Emmett McNutt and Rettie Lee (Holsapple) McNutt. She grew up on her parent's farm east of Murray and graduated from the Old Faxon High School in Calloway County. After graduation she worked at the Hosiery Mill in Murray for some time. Later in life, she worked for and retired from the American Greeting Card Company where she was a merchandiser, stocking and maintaining greeting card displays for numerous Murray businesses.
A life-long member of Elm Grove Baptist Church in Murray, Mrs. Henry was often involved in teaching, assisting with, or faithfully supporting various ministries such as Sunday School, Training Union, and Children's and Youth Activities. During her husband's time of service as a deacon at Elm Grove Baptist Church, she faithfully supported him in that ministry. During her time in Virginia, she faithfully attended Charity Baptist Church, in Prince George, Virginia where her son serves as pastor. Her bright smile and sunny disposition endeared her to everyone there.
Mrs. Henry was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Brent Henry; two sisters, Codell Williams (Alfred Williams) and Desiree McCuiston (Joe P. McCuiston); as well as two brothers, Nuel McNutt (Zella McNutt) and T.H. McNutt.
Her survivors include her son, Charles Wayne Henry and his wife, Jane E. Henry, of Prince George, Virginia; as well as two grandsons, Charles Richard Henry of Richmond, Virginia and Thomas Benjamin Henry of Prince George, Virginia. She is also survived by one sister-in-law, Faye (Nance) McNutt, of Paducah, Kentucky; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews, great-great nieces/nephews, and other family and friends.
Visitation for Mrs. Henry is scheduled for 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Murray.
A Celebration of Life Service for her is set for 11:00 AM, Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services chapel. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery.
Expressions of Sympathy may make donations in her memory to either Elm Grove Baptist Church, 6483 State Route 94 East, Murray, Kentucky, 42071 or Charity Baptist Church, 4716 Ruffin Road, Prince George, Virginia, 23875.
Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com