Genella Worbington Henry

Genella Worbington Henry, 85, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 15, 2020, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born on January 21, 1935, in Monticello to the late Rev. Joe Worbington and Alpha Cruce Worbington.

She was the widow of Billy Gene Henry and a retired school teacher who taught Home Economics and Life Skills for 35 years. She received her BSE at the University of Central Arkansas and a a Master’s Degree in Home Economics. She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Monticello.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mavis Barnes and Judy Marcum.

She is survived by two sons, David Henry and wife Joy of Friendswood, Texas and Kevin Henry and wife Michele of Monticello; three grandchildren, Kayla Henry of Monticello, Claire Henry of Galveston, Texas, and Jordan Henry and wife Madison of Monticello; her brother, Kenny Worbington and wife Kay of Monticello; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m. in Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Worbington officiating. Masks will be required in the chapel.