JOANN HENRY Sunday, August 20, 1933 - Saturday, September 30, 2017

JoAnn Henry age 84, of Crane, Missouri, departed this life on September 30, 2017 to be with her Heavenly Father. JoAnn was born August 20, 1933, to the late Carl & Ginith Burk.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Don Henry of Crane; and one sister, Joyce Stewart and husband Gary of Springfield. She is also survived by their eight children, Kerry Henry and wife Margo of Branford, Connecticut, Renee Kutzner of Springfield, Leah Estes and husband Stacy of Marionville, Deann Young and husband Brad of Crane, Joy White and husband Steve of Crane, Michelle Savage and husband Bob of Crane, David Henry of Republic, and Leslie Hedrick and husband Mark of Waynesville. She is also blessed with 20 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Her husband shares these thoughts:
"JoAnn was the most beautiful woman in the world, both outwardly and inwardly. She endured some hard places that no one but me knew about. She gave us eight beautiful children, 20 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. She was a great encouragement to me in the ministry. Beautiful, powerful, loving and kind."

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017, in Meadors Funeral Home, 101 NE Pine, Billings, MO 65610. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, also in the funeral home, with Reverend Jim Jones officiating. Burial will follow the service in Union Ridge Cemetery, Clever, MO. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com

Service Details: A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017, in Meadors Funeral Home, 101 NE Pine, Billings, MO 65610. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, also in the funeral home.


I am so sorry for your loss but , I know she is with her heavenly Father. She was one of my best friends for many years  We had a lot of memories working together . I will miss her . Just keep trusting in God and some day there will be a great family reunion again.
My heart goes out to my cousins and uncle  today.  There will be some dark days ahead and the heartbreak may become unbearable at times but everyone  will learn to walk through them in their own way . Know that my thoughts are with all of you.  Love.....Darla     Love.......Darla
My youth days have many fond memories of Joann.  I have to believe she was the kindest - most gentle lady I have ever known.  She was the Mother of all Mothers  to a very special family.  One of the most prominent things I remember was her gentle voice - very quiet to hear - but oh so mighty  - understood by all who was listening.     I am pretty sure she had to raise the pitch a couple of times to me and Deanna! LOL   I also remember how I thought she was soooo beautiful - she was just all around a great person and I am pretty sure that over the years she did not change a bit.  She raised a great circle of family - many many memories to hold and cherish.  To the whole family I am so sorry for your loss.  God Bless to all