Marietta Henry, 94, of Springfield, formerly of Riverton, died at 1:30 pm Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her home. She was born July 3, 1919 in Springfield to Stuart and Mary Close Gordon. She married Keith N. Henry on October 13, 1940 and he preceded her in death on June 17, 2006. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are four daughters, Carol (Pete) Summers of Springfield, Barbara (Bill) Dunkel of Pleasant Plains, Lorraine (Thomas) Nation of Converse, TX and Pam (Chris) Swann of Oklahoma City, OK; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; one aunt, Dorothy Householder of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marietta was a member of Third Presbyterian Church. She worked at Sangmo Electric for four years as an inspector. She was a homemaker most of her life. She enjoyed crafting, sewing, and crocheting afghans. She loved to bake cookies and make candy.
Visitation: 9:30-11 am Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am, Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Mitchell, officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Third Presbyterian Church.