In memory of
Jeanette Sue Henry
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In memory of
Jeanette Sue Henry
Jeanette Sue Henry Orlando, FL - Jeanette Sue Sturgeon Henry, age 79, wife of Pastor James "Brother Jim" Henry, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ February 4, 2019, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Jeanette was born February 22, 1939, in Glasgow, Kentucky, to the late Samuel and Bertha Mae Sturgeon. She earned her high school diploma from Hiseville High School. After high school Jeanette attended Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky where she met Jim during her freshmen year in 1957. They married on December 27, 1959, and shortly thereafter moved to New Orleans so Jim could attend New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She later graduated Cum Laude from Belmont University in 1969, all while caring for three children and her husband!! Jeanette accepted Jesus as her personal Savior and was baptized at the age of nine during Vacation Bible School at Salem Baptist Church, Cave City, Kentucky. Jeanette is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jim Henry and three children, Kate (Ira) Campbell, Betsy (Danny) de Armas, and Jim II (Tammy) Henry; five grandsons; five great-grandchildren and brothers, Bobby Sturgeon of Cave City and Larry Sturgeon of Washington DC. Pallbearers for Jeanette are her grandsons Caleb de Armas, Seth de Armas, Trey Henry, Asa de Armas, Will Henry and great-grandson, Shiloh de Armas. In lieu of flowers the family has requested gifts to be given to the Henry-Sturgeon Presidential Preaching Scholarship Endowment at Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary,3210 E. Guasti Road, Ontario California 91761-8642; The First Academy Student Scholarship Fund, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805; the Jeanette Henry Ministers' Wives Endowment Fund care of the First Orlando Foundation, 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. The family will greet friends Friday, February 15th, from 6 PM till 9 PM at First Baptist Orlando's Henry Chapel located at 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. The celebration of Jeanette Henry's life will be Saturday, February 16th, at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Orlando, FL, 3000 S. John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL. Doors open at 12:30 PM. The service will be streamed live at firstorlando.com/henry . A brief service at the chapel and burial to follow will take place in the historic Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, TN on Monday, February 18, at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Dobbs Funeral Home, Orlando, FL and Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, TN.
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In memory of
Jeanette Sue Henry
Jeanette Sue Henry Orlando, FL - Jeanette Sue Sturgeon Henry, age 79, wife of Pastor James "Brother Jim" Henry, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ February 4, 2019, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Jeanette was born February 22, 1939, in Glasgow, Kentucky, to the late Samuel and Bertha Mae Sturgeon. She earned her high school diploma from Hiseville High School. After high school Jeanette attended Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky where she met Jim during her freshmen year in 1957. They married on December 27, 1959, and shortly thereafter moved to New Orleans so Jim could attend New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She later graduated Cum Laude from Belmont University in 1969, all while caring for three children and her husband!! Jeanette accepted Jesus as her personal Savior and was baptized at the age of nine during Vacation Bible School at Salem Baptist Church, Cave City, Kentucky. Jeanette is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jim Henry and three children, Kate (Ira) Campbell, Betsy (Danny) de Armas, and Jim II (Tammy) Henry; five grandsons; five great-grandchildren and brothers, Bobby Sturgeon of Cave City and Larry Sturgeon of Washington DC. Pallbearers for Jeanette are her grandsons Caleb de Armas, Seth de Armas, Trey Henry, Asa de Armas, Will Henry and great-grandson, Shiloh de Armas. In lieu of flowers the family has requested gifts to be given to the Henry-Sturgeon Presidential Preaching Scholarship Endowment at Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary,3210 E. Guasti Road, Ontario California 91761-8642; The First Academy Student Scholarship Fund, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805; the Jeanette Henry Ministers' Wives Endowment Fund care of the First Orlando Foundation, 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. The family will greet friends Friday, February 15th, from 6 PM till 9 PM at First Baptist Orlando's Henry Chapel located at 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. The celebration of Jeanette Henry's life will be Saturday, February 16th, at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Orlando, FL, 3000 S. John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL. Doors open at 12:30 PM. The service will be streamed live at firstorlando.com/henry . A brief service at the chapel and burial to follow will take place in the historic Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, TN on Monday, February 18, at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Dobbs Funeral Home, Orlando, FL and Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, TN.
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430 North Kirkman Road
Orlando, FL 32811
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