Beaulah E. Henry, 92, of Baker City, died Oct. 14, 2005, at her home.
At her request, there will be no local funeral service. Family graveside services and burial will be in Rohnerville, Calif. Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Beaulah was born Feb. 16, 1913, in DeQueen, Ark. She married Robert W. Henry on March 22, 1931, in Mineral, Ark. They lived in many locations, moving from place to place with Mr. Henry’s work. In 1980 they moved from Fortuna, Calif., to Baker City, where they enjoyed their retirement years.
Beaulah loved to fish and oftentimes out-fished her husband. They had many good times fishing at the reservoir and Snake River. She enjoyed gardening and had a huge vegetable and flower garden. She enjoyed quilting and made many lovely quilts for family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Mildred “Sue” Storzbach, of Baker City; a son, Robert Henry and his wife, Judith, of Santa Rosa, Calif.; a brother, Pat Burns of Deloris, Colo.; a sister, Tollie Kramer of Washington; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Beaulah was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Henry; her daughter, Bessie Mae; and her son, Kenneth Earl Henry.
Contributions in Mrs. Henry’s memory may be made to Guardian Hospice in care of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 25, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor