SHIRLEY A. HENRY
Shirley A. Henry, 89, of Creston passed away Wednesday February 27, 2019, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
Mass of Christian burial was at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston with Father Kenneth Halbur, Jr., Celebrant. Interment will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation was from 1-8 p.m., Monday March 4, 2019 at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Cremation Center, 809 W. Montgomery Street, in Creston. Family received friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday and the rosary was said at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Cremation followed the visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family, for a park bench to be placed at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Memories can be shared online at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Shirley Ann Henry was born April 12, 1929 in Shannon City, IA to A.J. and Beryl (Miller) Weber. She graduated from Shannon City High School in 1947. Shirley married John G. Henry on May 24, 1950 in Afton, IA.
Shirley was an active 4-H and Cub Scout leader. She and John owned and operated the Sale Barn in Mount Ayr and the roller-skating rinks in Mount Ayr and Creston. She loved the Iowa State Fair and spent many years camping at the fair and managing the “Ye Old Mill”.
Shirley is survived by her eight children: Pamela (Mark) Wall of Grimes, IA, Sheryl (Fred) Gramm of Stratton, CO, Suzanne Calhoun of Colorado Springs, CO, Kevin (Rose) Henry, Creston, IA, Kimberly (Jay) Moore of Broomfield, CO, Bruce Henry of Burnsville, MN, Brian (Mary) Henry of Broomfield, CO, and Michelle (Steve) Rhine of Des Moines, IA; brother, Dave Weber of Queens Creek, AZ, brothers-in-law, Jack Vicker of Creston, IA and Richard (Betty) Henry of Holton, MO, sisters-in-law, Betty Weber Orange, CA and Kay Harding of Broomfield, CO; 24 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, John, daughter, Deborah Shelley, grandchildren, Sawyer Rhine and Caleb Moore; siblings, Delores and husband, Perry, Christenson, James “Bob” Weber, Richard “Dick” Weber, Larry Weber, Paul Eugene Weber and Diana Vicker; sister-in-law, Natalie Weber.