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Ruth Henry
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& Thomas E. Henry

Ruth Henry marks 90th birthday

Ruth Henry celebrated her 90th birthday with a family party at her home in Collinsville.  She has lived in the Collinsville-Whitesboro-Ethel communities most of her life.
She is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church and has been active in her local Senior Citizens group.  She collects dolls and corresponds with people all over the United States.
Mrs. Henry has recorded and preserved many of the local cemetery records.  Hobbies include crochet and quilting.
She is married to Tom Henry.  Also celebrating with Mrs. Henry were her son and daughter-in-law, L.E. and Dorothy Reast of Longview; granddaughter and husband, Janet and Glenn Copeland of White Oak; and great-grandchildren Clay Riley, nine years old; and twins Scott Reast Copeland and Shelby Caroline Copeland, six years old.
Mrs. Henry was born February 22, 1904.

Ruth Henry

Collinsville - Ruth Henry, 90-year-old Collinsville homemaker and doll collector, died Wednesday at Medical Plaza Hospital in Sherman.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Huff Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with the Rev. James Gilbert officiating.  Burial will be in Collinsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Henry was born in Collinsville, the daughter of T.W.R. Brown and Roxie Hutton Brown.  She was valedictorian of her 1921 Collinsville High School Class.  On Dec. 23, 1945, she married Tom Henry in Fort Worth.
A lifetime resident of Grayson County, she recorded and preserved local cemetery records in West Grayson County.  She was a member of the Ethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Grayson County Historical Society, Postmark Collectors, Tarrant County Genealogical Society and Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Missionary Society.
Surviving are her husband; son, Lawrence Edward Reast of Longview; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home, P.O. Drawer G., Denton, Texas.

By Elaine Nall Bay & Patricia Nall

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