Monday, September 24, 2018

Downs Henry of Flintstone, Walker County, Georgia (Obituary Extract, 2005)

Subject: Obituary of Downs Henry

Publication Date: 18 May 2005

Publication Source: The Chattanoogan (

Publication/Website Section: Obituaries

Subtitle: "Charter Member and Elder of Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church"

Age of Deceased: 80
Date of Death: Sunday, 15 May 2005
Residence: Flintstone, (Walker), Georgia
Length of Stay in Flintstone: "lifelong"
Religious Affiliation/Membership: Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church
 -Charter Member (of Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church)
 -Church Elder
 -Sunday School Teacher (former)
 -Choir Director

 -Veteran of World War II
 -Captain, US Army Corps
 -Pilot of B-15 Flying Fortress
 -Served in European Theater
 -Member and Officer, VFW Post 3679
 -Member and Officer, American Legion Post 40
 -Member and Officer, Chattanooga Valley Lions Club

Preceded in Death by: Bishop Horton Henry (son)

Survived by:

 -Juanita Henry, Flintstone, (Walker), Georgia (wife, 58 years; marriage est. 1947)

 -Pat Henry, Dalton, (Whitfield), Georgia (son, and daughter-in-law, Prissy Henry)

 -Edward Henry, Chickamauga, (Walker), Georgia (son, and daughter-in-law, Lynda Henry)

 -Hayden Henry, Ardmore, (), Oklahoma (son, and daughter-in-law, Lisa Henry)

 -Judy Long, Chattanooga, (Hamilton), Tennessee (daughter)

 -Charlene Bryant, San Antonio, (), Texas (daughter, and son-in-law Byron Bryant)

 -Grandchildren (14): Michelle Ingram; Scott Long; Tara Robinson; Kevin, Eric, and Amy Bryant; Alyson Peck; Lauren Henry; Nikki Buchanan; Josh, Thomas, Kyle, Paige, and Alex Henry

 -Great-grandchildren (11): Blake Ingram; Drew Dahlke; Michael and Parker Ingram; Hannah and Hunter Patterson; Isaiah and Malia Buchanan; Kaitlyn, Autumn, and Kaylee Henry.

Visitation: Wednesday, (est. 18 July 2005), Wilson Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, (Walker, Georgia)

Funeral Service: Thursday, (est. 19 July 2005), 1:00 p.m., Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church, (Chattanooga Valley, Walker, Georgia)

Officiators: Rev. Daniel Gilchrist and Rev. Ronald Ragon

Pallbearers: "the grandsons and Butch Berry"

Burial: 19 July 2005, Singleterry Cemetery (, Walker, Georgia)

Charitable Donations: Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 161, Flintstone, GA 30725

Arrangements: W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, (Walker, Georgia)

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Publication Website:

Obituary URL: (accessed 24 Sep 2018)


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Full name: Lawrence Downs Henry

Birth: 17 April 1925, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

Marriage: 1 June 1947 (to Juanita Andrews)

Death: 15 May 2005, Flintstone, Walker, Georgia, United States

Spouse: Juanita Andrews (daughter of Oscar Broome Andrews and Irene Bell Horton) (1925 - 2015)

Father: Bishop Marvin Henry (1885 - 1964)

Mother: Julia Alberta Wyatt (1887 - 1955)

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