Funeral service for William “Bill” Ellsworth Henry Sr., of St. James, was May 1, 2021 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem.

Interment was in the Carr Cemetery, Crawford County.

Mr. Henry was born February 16, 1944 in Rolla to Earnest and Julia (Hurt) Henry. He married Martha Burke March 21, 1962. They were the parents of five children. Mr. Henry died April 26, 2021 in St. James at the age of 77 years.

Survivors include his children, Steve Henry, Steelville; Sheila Plank, St. James; William Henry Jr., Cook Station; John Henry, Cook Station; Sharon Oatman and husband, Jimmy, Cuba; brothers, Louie Henry, Cook Station; Darrel Henry and wife, Sharon, St. James; sister-in-law, Betty Henry, Clovis, California; 19 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; and eight siblings.