Jo Anna Henry(1941 - 2018)

Jo Anna Henry, 77, of Silex, passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1941 in Knobelsville, Ind. to Paul and Katherine (Pickett) Ellingwood. After attending the local schools, Jo Anna's mother introduced her to Joe Henry. They were married on May 3, 1963 in Las Vegas, Nev. To this union were born four children; Toni, Charles, John and Jeff. The family lived in Florida, California, Missouri and Wisconsin during Joe's transfers with General Motors. Jo Anna was an excellent cook and homemaker and was able to be at home while all the children were in school. After the children were out of school, Jo Anna worked in retail at Wal-Mart and K-Mart. She was happiest at home on the farm with her children, grandchildren, horses, dog and cats.
Jo Anna is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years Joe Henry of Silex; four children Toni and husband Kerry Day of Sun City, Calif., Charles Henry of St. Paul, John Henry of O'Fallon, Jeff and wife Brigitta Henry of Silex; seven grandchildren; Charley Joe, Crystal Lynn (Jacob), Josh, Emma, Jayden, Josie, Lexie, four great-grandchildren Elijah, Ava, Jersey, Aubree and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and other friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblngs Patsy Sturgle, Richard Ellingwood and Charles Applegate.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials - Mercy Hospice c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory 1304 Boone Street Troy, MO 63379
Friends and Family may sign the online guest book atwww.mccoyblossomfh.com

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McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory
1304 Boone Street Troy, MO 63379
1-636-528-8244
Published in Lincoln County Newspaper Group from Sept. 8 to Sept. 17, 2018