Beverly Henry


CHRISMAN – Beverly Jean Riggs Henry, 87, of Chrisman, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Paris Community Hospital. She was previously employed as a bookkeeper at the former S.W. Yontz & Sons.

A memorial service is 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Krabel Funeral Home. Visitation is from noon until the service time Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Henry was born Nov. 15, 1929, at Garland, the daughter of Cecil and Oma Hewitt Riggs.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas (Sherrie) R. Henry of Palm Coast, Fla., and Victor L. Henry of Chrisman; a brother, Leon Riggs of Richmond, Va.; a granddaughter, Tiffany Rae Henry of Martin, Tenn.; a great-granddaughter, Caisey Jayne DeOrnellas; and two step great-grandchildren, Isabella Pitts and Nya Flanders.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Scott Eric Henry.

Mrs. Henry was a member of the Metcalf Christian Church and the Pleasant Meadows Volunteer Auxiliary. She enjoyed shopping for her grandkids, playing games, especially solitaire, and socializing with her neighbors.

Memorial donations may be made to the Edgar County DO IT Cancer Support Group.

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