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Janice Henry

Janice Henry, age 73, of Mena, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her home.

She was born March 2, 1944 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Millard Deramus and the late Dollie Miller Deramus.  She was united in marriage to the late Deward Wayne Henry.

Janice’s whole life focused around her spirituality and God.  She put her heart and soul into being the organist at the Mt. View Methodist Church in Mena.  She was an excellent cook. She dearly loved her grandchildren and so enjoyed Bristol’s company.  Janice was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, a beloved sister and dear friend.

Survivors are son, Teil Henry and wife Jeanie of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Tonya Higgins and husband Dale of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Trent Henry and wife Lori, Tiffany Davis and husband Chad, Jade Olinger and husband Shawn, Ashley Ruth and husband Dustin; great-grandchildren, Reed Henry, Ross Henry, Bristol Olinger, Brayden Ruth, Julia Henry, Carson Olinger, Conner Davis; brothers, Dan Deramus, Doyle Deramus, Randy Deramus; sisters, Mae Dean Hoover, Mary Ellen New, Betty Philpot, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Todd A. Henry, brother, Marion Bow, sister-in -law, Lorna Deramus, and 6 Brothers-in-law.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cherry Hill Methodist Church with Brother Bryan Richardson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Cherry Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Monday, July 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are Greg Henry, Waylon Deramus, Josh Deramus, Chris Deramus, Billy Henry, and Shane Deramus.

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