Mr. Gerald P. Henley, age 79, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at home with his loving wife of 57 years.
Mr. Henley was born on November 14, 1937, was the youngest of three children born to the late J.P. & Lula Henley. He was also preceded in death by infant son, Gerald Patrick and a brother Joe Henley.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Sue Henley, Jonesborough; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara & Calvin Styles; and several nephews and nieces.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Worship Community.
Mr. Henley was a United States Army Veteran having served in the 18th Field Artillery in Darmstadt, Germany. He was employed by Mason Dixon Truck Lines for 20 years and owner of Cherry Tree Gift Shop for 27 years.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, January 20, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery, Hwy. 81 N., Jonesborough, with Mr. Charles Harrison officiating.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School 1301 N. Main Street Chamberlain, SD 57326.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Faye Hart Rutledge
Heaven is a bit brighter as God has welcomed one
more of His Children home. As you and your family
reflect and share memories of Gerald, may you
smile through your tears and be comforted by the
Holy Spirit. You shall remain in my and my
family's thoughts and prayers. Psalm 23 |
|Barbara and Calvin,
Please accept my and Janet's condolences in the loss of your brother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
||JANICE SANDERS WHITE
|SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT GERALD BUT HE HAD SUFFER SO
MUCH. YOU ARE A SUPER PERSON. YOU TOOK GOOD CARE
OF HIM. REMEMBERING YOU IN MY PRAYERS. |
I am so sorry for your loss. Gerald was always so
welcoming to us crazy storytellers. You two always
opened your beautiful home and your hearts to us.
I am so grateful for you and Gerald in my life. Please take
good care of yourself - it will be such a huge loss for you.
I know you have so many friends and family who love you
but if there's anything I can ever do - even from way up
here in Chicago - please let me know.
Otherwise, I'll see you in October.
Sending lots of love and hugs, Sue O'Halloran|
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