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Nadine Henry

January 16, 1938 March 19, 2018
Nadine Henry
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Obituary for Nadine Henry

Nadine Henry, age 80, formerly of Purdin, MO died Monday, March 19, 2018 at Assisted Living in Weatherford, TX. Nadine Faye (Buswell) Henry was born on January 16, 1938 at the family home in Purdin, Mo to Herbert and Allilee Buswell. On July 24, 1960, she married Allen Leroy Henry at Bear Branch UMC church. Growing up, Nadine was active in the Shelby 4-H club. Nadine graduated from St Joe Business College in 1959 and started work at the St Joe Stockyards until she married in 1960. She was actively involved in the family farming operation all of her life. Nadine worked for the University of Missouri at the Forage Systems Research farm at Linues for over 30 years as the Secretary. Over the years, she worked in the office at the Brookfield Sale Barn and Ray Ball auction. Nadine was active in the Missouri Cattlewomen’s association as the Ways and Means chairperson for many years and the Linn County Cattleman. She was very active member in Bear Branch UMC church serving as a Sunday School teacher, Sunday School and Church treasurer, membership chair. She served as the communion steward for over 50 years after an Uncle asked her to take over for him. She had a passion for growing flowers along with gardening.

Survivors included her husband, Allen of Weatherford TX, 2 children, Lorraine Henry of Omaha NE and Leon and Peggy Henry of Weatherford, TX; 2 grandchildren, Abbi and Alli Henry of Granbury, TX and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Her parents, Herbert and Allilee Buswell, one brother and sister-in-law, Marlin Dean and Georgianna Buswell preceded her in death.

Funeral service: 10:30 AM, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Bear Branch UMC with interment to follow at Bear Branch Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Friday at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield, Missouri. Memorials to Bear Branch UMC Church PO Box 373 Brookfield, MO 64628 or Shelby 4-H Club scholarships 11372 Field Drive, Browning MO 64630.

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