|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1894|
|Death: ||Nov. 24, 1996|
100 years of age.
On same marker with William A. Henry.
Pernella "Nellie" Jeppesen was born September 6, 1894, the fifth child of Jens Peter and Elvine Christine (Olesen) Jeppesen, on the family farm SW of Ruskin, Nebraska, USA. She joined three brothers (Jeppe, Ole, Ezra) and one sister (Christiana); another sister was born a year later (Minnie Lois). The family owned a meat market/grocery business in Ruskin, Nebr.
Nellie married William "Bill" A. Henry. From 1925 to 1982 they lived in Houston, Texas.
An obituary appeared in a Fort Worth, TX newspaper:
"Pernelle Henry, 102, died Sunday in Fort Worth. Graveside service: Was Tuesday in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston. Memorials: Trinity Terrace Health Care Center, 1600 Texas St., Fort Worth 76102, in lieu of flowers.
PernelleHenry entered into rest Nov. 24, 1996. She was born Sept 6, 1894, in Ruskin, Neb. She had been a resident of Trinity Terrace since 1982; from 1925 to 1982 she lived iin Houston. Her husband, W. A. Henry, preceded her in death.
Survivors: Son, W. J. Henry of San Antonia; grandchildren, Scot A. Henry, Terry A. Chauncey and Christopher Henry, all of San Antonio; several great-grandchildren and several nieves and nephews.
Forest Park Funeral Home
Houston, (713) 928-5141"
Submitted by Jean Jorgensen #47179150
Jens Peter Jeppesen (1844 - 1932)
Elvine Christine Olsen Jeppesen (1861 - 1931)
William A. Henry (1892 - 1968)*
Forest Park Cemetery
Plot: Sunnyside Mausoleum
Maintained by: Jean Jorgensen
Originally Created by: Texas Chessher
Record added: Jun 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38521042