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Mary (Shults) Henry

May 26, 1936 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 83)

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Mary S. Henry, age 83, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Chattanooga, TN, where she had resided for many years. She had been in failing health for some time.

She was born in the Bogard community of Cocke County, TN, the ninth and youngest child of Horace and Mary Zula (Norris) Shults.  At her birth, she was christened Mary Hugh in honor of her mother and a maternal uncle, Hugh Norris.

She attended local schools and later graduated from Warren-Wilson College. Later she married Dean Henry, from Sevier County, preceded her in death.  She dedicated her life to caring for and raising her children and family.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and the following siblings: Duke, Dave, Don, and Jim Shults; Sarah Mae Inelle Shults, Evelyn ‘Bunt’ Shults Hartsell, Ina Rhea Shults, and Miriam Shults Keener.

She and her husband became the parents of three children: Diane Henry Anderson, Chris Henry, and Stacey Henry Laurent (Andre) who survive her; three grandsons, Ed Anderson (Chelsea), William Anderson, and Davis Henry; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

Private burial services will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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