James Henry

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Service Information
Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
1185 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY
40065
(502)-633-1655
Visitation
Monday, Apr. 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
1185 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
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Funeral service
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019
10:30 AM
Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
1185 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
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Obituary

SHELBYVILLE-James Lee "Jim" Henry, 87, of Shelbyville, died on Saturday, the 27th day of April, 2019, at Masonic Home Shelbyville. Born in Spencer County, he was the son of the late Seymour and Della Mae Tichenor Henry. He was a member of the Salem Baptist Church at Southville, and was the retired shop sign foreman of the Kentucky Department of Highways. The cornhole champion at Amber Oaks, he also enjoyed playing poker with his friends there. He will always be remembered as a good, friendly, and outgoing neighbor who took great pleasure in keeping up with his friends and family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah Glenn Henry; his second wife, Nora C. Henry; his daughter, Cindy Lee Henry; his brothers, William Henry and Bud Henry; and his sister, Juanita Cleveland.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, his survivors include his sons, James Scott Henry and his wife, Wanda, of Taylorsville, and Carl Lewis Henry and his wife, Amy, of LaGrange; his stepdaughters and their families, Doris Swenson and her husband, Tim, of Louisville, Debbie Price and her husband, Ray, of Taylorsville, and Denise Gibson and her husband, Alan, also of Louisville; his sister, Betty Franklin of Shelbyville; his eight grandchildren, Wesley Henry and his wife, Erin, Devon Henry, Nathan Henry, Derek Kirby, Brooklyn Jones, Cole Henry, Brandon Oldson, and Sara Swenson; and three great-grandchildren, Sophee Henry, Trent Henry, and Mikyah McGruder.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, the 30th day of April, 2019, at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, with Reverend Tex Selph officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Todd's Point, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M., until 8:00 P.M., Monday, 29 April 2019, at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, and expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the WHAS Crusade for Children. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, and online condolences may be expressed at www.halltaylorfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Sentinel-News from Apr. 29 to May 1, 2019
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