Henry Gradney, 89, was born July 12, 1924, to the late Phlesen and Theresa Gradney in Hayes, La.
Henry was in the U.S. Army
from Oct. 21, 1945, to 1949. He lived in Fairbanks for the past 46 years.
He is preceded in death by one son, Larry Gradney; three brothers, Joe Gradney, Edward Gradney and Lewis Gradney; and four sisters, Lorenia Victorian, Lovenia McCrany, Mary Paterson and Margaret Prater.
He leaves to cherish his memory, one son, Gordon (Jewel) Gradney, of Las Vegas; one daughter, Nelda Faye (Jeffery) Treggs, of Long Beach, Calif.; three sisters, Olevia Bradly, of Sulphur, La., Theresa (James) Jones, of Lake Charles, La., and Rita Hebert, of Lake Charles, La.; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Dec. 17, 2013, at King's Funeral Home. Funeral service immediately followed. Burial is in central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Leesville, La., under the directions of King's Funeral Home.
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