Bernadine “Bernie” Henry, 91, Tipton, died at 1:10 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Tipton. She was born Sept. 19, 1921, in Tipton County to Raymond John and Anna (McEntee) Henry.
Bernie had worked at Stokleys and Pioneer in Tipton for many years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was a 1940 graduate of the St. Joseph Academy in Tipton.
Survivors include one brother, Gene Henry, Tipton; nieces, Suzette Bills and husband Ronald, Potomac, Ill., Annette Workman and husband Don, Avon, Lynette Baeza and husband Faustino, Odessa, Texas, and Juliette Coston and husband Gary, Alexandria; one nephew, Barry Henry and wife Jannett, Hendersonville, Tenn., one niece-in-law, Cindy Henry, Indianapolis; several great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews and great-great-great-nieces and great-great-great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Catherine Henry; a sister-in-law, Margie Henry; and two nephews, Bill Henry and Jeff Henry.
A funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Leroy Kinnaman presiding. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the church with a Rosary service at 12:30 p.m. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Bernie’s memory be made to either St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or St. John the Baptist Catholic School, 340 Mill St., Tipton, IN 46072.
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