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William Paschal Henry, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1836
Greensburg
Green County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1912
Milam County
Texas, USA

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How uncertain and inscrutable are the ways of providence; how our hearts are made to grieve at the "unlooked for" blow of that terrible monster death. When it strikes our loved ones, when it takes from us that one whom we feel that we can the least spare.

Such is the affliction that has befallen the children, grandchildren and friends of the late W. P. Henry, who died at his home February 10, 1912, after a few day's illness of pneumonia. Grandpa was sick only a few days, and all that medical skill and tender nursing could do was done, but to no avail.

From the first the death angel hovered nigh, and though at times the star in the crown of hope would brighten, it was apparent all along that his pure and perfect life would have to pay the forfeit. So early Saturday morning about four o'clock all pain ceased; the battle was over and his pure spirit returned to the god who gave it.

Yes, Grandpa is gone for a little while only, and no words can portray, no mortal can realize the depths of despair into which those who loved him have been plunged. No words can console them, but listening loved ones will hear the fluttering of a wing and an angel softly whisper, "I am better now, safe in the arms of Jesus, where suffering is no more."

Funeral services were conducted at five o'clock Saturday evening by Rev. J.D. Shelton, his beloved pastor, after which the remains were laid to rest in Pleasant Grove cemetery beside his dear wife, who had preceded him to that great beyond some twelve years.

Peace to his ashes.

The Rockdale Reporter, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas. February 1912
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Grandpa :: Belfield Henry
Grandma :: Elizabeth (Kirtley) Henry
Brother :: Francis M. "Frank" Henry
Sister :: Mary Ann Owen nee Henry
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Wingfield Davis Henry (1842 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  William Paschal Henry (1868 - 1941)*
  Jerome Bonepart Henry (1870 - 1956)*
  Edgar Henry (1872 - 1950)*
  Emma Henry Sharp (1872 - 1944)*
  Ella May Henry Hamilton (1875 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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In Loving Remembrance

Wm. P.
HENRY
born
Feb. 19, 1836
died
Feb. 10, 1912

To angel from thy
spirit grown
Thy God hath
claimed thee for His own

FATHER

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This is his half of the inscription from the double marker with Josephine.
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Burial:
Murray Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Plot: SECTION C ROW 1 PLOT 9
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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William Paschal Henry, Sr
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