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Prentess Henry

December 13, 1937 — June 20, 2023




Prentess Ann Overbey Henry, 85, died on Tuesday, June 20th,2023, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky. 

A resident of The Gardens Memory Unit at Hickory Woods Senior Living, 84 Utterback Road, Murray, Ann was the eldest child of Prentice Lassiter Overbey (1913 - 1964) and Edna Virginia McNutt Overbey (1915 - 1959). Also preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Wells Overbey.

Ann was born in Calloway County and graduated from the Murray Training School in 1956. She later attended Murray State University receiving a masters degree in history. She will be remembered as someone who valued education and as an ardent reader. Ann retired from housing management; she was an avid runner who enjoyed travel, a good friend to many, a devoted mother and grandmother.

Survivors include three children; Donald E. Henry, Jr., and wife Patty Alvey, Hardin, Kentucky, Debi Henry Danielson, and husband Robert, Hazel, Kentucky, Douglas K. Henry, and wife Dana, Murray. Three grandchildren; Drew Henry, and wife Jennifer, Crestwood, Kentucky, Meghan (Henry) Bryson, and husband Nicholas Bryson, Murray, and Etta Danielson, Washington, D.C. Five great-grandchildren; Caroline Henry, Louisa Henry, Jasper Bryson, Aida Bryson and Pippa Bryson. One brother, Donald Lassiter Overbey, and wife Judy, Murray, and a nephew and niece.

A private family memorial will be scheduled for a later date. 


Expressions of sympathy may be made to WKMS Radio, 2018 University Station, Murray, KY., or the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main Street, Murray, KY.


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The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.      




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