Dallas Preston Henry

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  • "Ron and Kenneth, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I'm..."
    - Mack and Juanita Judd
  • "Rest in peace Preston, you have finally found Inez again...."
    - Edward and Judy Blanton
  • "I didn't know Dallas. I knew his son Ron. I'm sorry to hear..."
    - Randy Lyons
  • "Rest in peace Uncle Preston- you were the sweetest man, and..."
    - Rachel Blanton
  • "Ron, Ken and families: Steve and I are so sorry to hear..."
    - Steve & Nancy Winters
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Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home
804 State Ave
Marysville, WA
98270-4237
(360)-659-3711
Obituary


Dallas Preston Henry

Dallas Preston Henry went home to be with the Lord on March 4, 2011 at the age of 88. Dallas was born on November 10, 1922 in Sylva, North Carolina to William Dallas and Martha (Keener) Henry.
Dallas served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946 as a Private First Class with the 71st Chemical Mortar Battalion during WWII where he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He enjoyed 59 years of marriage to Mary Inez (Blanton) Henry who preceded him in death. Dallas retired from the City of Marysville after 25 years of employment. He was an active member of Marysville First Baptist Church where he drove the bus for Awana. He also was involved with the VFW and volunteered for the Marysville Food Bank. Dallas enjoyed league bowling, fishing, gardening, Seahawk football and watching the Mariners. He also enjoyed coaching and watching his son's sports.
Dallas is survived by his sons, Ron (Phyllis), of Lynnwood, WA, and Ken (Charlene), of Hubbard, OR; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2011 at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home in Marysville, WA.
A celebration of Dallas' life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2011 at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, 804 State Avenue, Marysville, WA, followed by burial at Cypress Lawn in Everett, WA.
Memorial donations may be made to The Vital Life Foundation Marquis Care at Autumn Hills, New Chapters Event, 6630 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225; or Marysville Food Bank, Marysville, WA.



Published in The Herald (Everett) from Mar. 10 to Mar. 12, 2011
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