On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, Jack Morice Henry, loving husband and father of four passed away at the age of 88. Jack was born December 5, 1932 in Hennessey, OK to Wayne and Carrie Henry. On June 3, 1951, Jack married the love of his life, Marie Burge. They raised three daughters, Debbie, Kay and Jan along with one son Gary.
Jack was a hard working man. In high school he did custodial work at Hennessey Schools and also worked at Sinclair. After high school he worked at a grocery store and did custodial work for Enid Schools. He was then employed by Bond's Bakery for almost 25 years until it closed. Atwoods was where he worked until he retired. He owned a farm with his wife near Ringwood where he tended cows, pigs, etc. After retirement, Jack took up a passion for painting. He was also known as 'The Birdhouse Man' because of his love for building birdhouses which he sold at 'Four Corners'. At the age of 53, Jack met Christ and was baptized in the Jordan River by Wendyl Glenn. Jack had his love for his personal family but also his family at the church he attended, Your Family Church. Many enjoyable Thanksgivings were held there with his loving family. Jack was known for his amazing sense of humor, his willingness to help others, his love of Gunsmoke & John Wayne westerns, and his never-ending love for his family. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Carrie Henry, his two brothers, Bill and Jim, his oldest daughter, Debbie McBroom (married Ken). He is survived by his wife Marie, three of his children, Kay Cook (Robert deceased), Jan Ream and her husband Joe, and Gary Henry (Lavon deceased). Also his ten grandchildren & their spouses: Kyle & Arrean, Megan & Adam, Kacee & Jason, Levi & Kristi, Shawn & Christi, Boe & Jessica, Kayla & Chris, Rachel & Josh, Kean & Jamie, Daniel & Sara, along with his many great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 5 at Your Family Church, 1301 N Independence at 11am Mask required. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Hennessey Cemetery under the kind guidance of the Amy Stittsworth Funerral Service. Viewing with the family present will be at Your Family Church from 5pm-7pm on March 4. Donations may be sent to Your Family Church. Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.
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