Christine L. Henry

Mrs. Christine L. Henry, age 93, of Smithville, TN. passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017.
Mrs. Henry was born in Nashville, TN, on October 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Lemuel Harding Coleman and Daisy Frances Stephens Coleman. She was retired as Executive Secretary to the Chief of Staff from the Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital. Mrs. Henry was the Recording Secretary in the Republican Women’s Association. She enjoyed cooking and was well known for her bread making and her famous desserts. Also, her passion was going to the lake and having her family together. Mrs. Henry’s greatest love was being a mother, grandmother, and a great grandmother. In addition to her parents, Hrs. Henry was preceded in death by her husband, John Burl Henry; a sister, Frances Cocke; a brother, Robert H. Coleman; and a nephew, David Coke.
Survivors include her son, Jerry (Joan Marie) Draper; a daughter, Elaine (Samuel) McKenna; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Glenn Cocke; a nephew, Stephen Coke; a niece, Robbie Quinton; and a great-niece, Lizzy Coke.
A Gathering of Family & Friends wil be held Saturday, February 4, 2017, from one o’clock until three o’clock at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Avalon Hospice 904 North Chancery Street, Suite 4, McMinnville, TN 37110.
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