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Gilbert Paul Henry

August 22, 1958 — January 12, 2021

On the 22nd of August, 1958, a baby boy entered the earth's atmosphere, the 7th of what was to be 11 children.  Born to Sylvera and T.C. Henry Sr. They named him Gilbert Paul.  He was quite a character, and no one could stay angry with Gilbert very long because you were laughing too hard at his jokes.  He never met a stranger, and people loved his sense of humor.  He joined St. John B.C. at an early age.  He worked in the youth department and later as an usher.  He graduated from Bernice High School in 1976.  He later joined the United States Navy, where he served aboard the U.S. Cole, where he was known as the “the oil baron” because he in charge of the fuel for the ship.  

He worked at Billy Wood Honda for 5 years.  He retired from the Navy in 2004 after 20+ years.  He worked at Americable for 7 years.  He met, loved, and married Jacquline Mays.  To their loving union, 2 daughters, Tonika and Keiara, were born.  He was the life of “Henry II.” Most of them were characters.  None more than him, he was preceded into eternity by his parents.  

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Jacqueline Henry 2 daughters Tenika Henry of El Dorado, AR., Keiara Henry of Little Rock, AR., 2 aunts Mattie Noble of Junction City, AR., and Ida Mae Lee. 10 siblings Sandra Henry of Junction City, Ar. Thomas C. Henry (Wilma) of Dallas, Tx., Carolyn Powell (Charles) of Lillie, LA., Robert Henry (Barbara) of Little Rock, AR., Bruce Henry (Deborah) of Lille, LA., Rodney Henry (Stephanie) of El Dorado, AR., Leona Daranda (Stanley) of New Orleans, LA., Cynthia Gray of Schertz, TX., Angela Henry of Lillie, LA., Rhonda Stephens of Haughton, LA., and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.


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