Loving mother and friend, Mary Patricia “Pat” Henry, age 82 of Blackfoot, was called home on Wednesday, the 18th day of August 2021. Pat passed away in Tyler at The Hospice of East Texas Homeplace, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on the 19th day of November 1938, in Palestine, Texas, to parents Don L. and Opal Johnson Faver.
Pat was a talented wedding cake designer having made cakes for numerous Anderson County brides in the 1960’s and 1970’s. She also was the owner of the Doll House, a ceramic business that specialized in making porcelain dolls. Pat was a talented artist and teacher who not only made and painted the dolls but was an excellent seamstress who put the finishing touches on them with their fancy clothing. She loved animals, especially her many cats that she provided with care. Pat was a Christian and attended Evangelistic Temple when her health permitted.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 46 years, Hollis Glenn Henry, and a son, James (Jamie) Lee Smith.
She is survived by her son, Darrell R. “Hillbilly” Henry of Blackfoot and many friends who referred to her as “Mama Henry”.
Friends are invited to a visitation with the family from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening on Saturday, the 21st day of August 2021 in the parlor at Rhone Funeral Home.
A funeral service to honor Pat Henry’s life is to be conducted at four o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday, the 22nd day of August 2021 at Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. Barry Roberts and Bro. Jerry Horine officiating. Interment will follow in Rock Church Cemetery in Blackfoot.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Don Woods, Jim Ricard, Josh St. Pierre, Brad Henry, Robert Magee, and Daryl Douglas.
In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions in Mrs. Henry’s memory can be directed towards Rock Church Cemetery, P.O. Box 106, Montalba, Texas 75853, or Friendship Baptist Church, www.friendshipbchurch.weebly.com.
Funeral services for Mary Patricia “Pat” Henry are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.
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Rock Church Cemetery
PO Box 106, Montalba TX 75853
Friendship Baptist Church