Audrey Lyvonne Henry, 70, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 1, 1938, in Alicia, the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Wadkins Davidson, she was a retired employee of the WalMart delicatessen and a member of Westside Baptist Church in Manila. She donated several gallons of blood to the Red Cross Bloodmobile. Mrs. Henry loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her pets.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Nathaniel Davidson; two sisters, Paula Brock and Ethel Mae Ingram; her daughter, Tina Rinehart; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Mrs. Henry leaves her husband, Charles Henry, of Manila; three children, Eldon Tomblin, Vestal Tomblin and Penny Pasley, all of Manila; five stepchildren, Betty Shively of Manila; J.R. Henry of Paragould; Anita Herron and Susan Lamb, both of Charlotte, N.C.; and Katherine Henry of Sarasota, Fla.; two brothers, Shelby Davidson of Caseyville, Ill., and Barry Davidson of Jacksonville; three sisters, Linda Chesnut of Chicago, Ill., and Nola Quinn and Judy Wilson, both of Manila; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at Westside Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. Allen Quinn officiating. Burial was in Manila Cemetery. The family received visitors from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Faith Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.