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Henry, Melissa J.

Oct 15, 2008

Henry, Melissa J., 87, of Proctor, died October 14, 2008, at the New Martinsville Health Care Center, New Martinsville.

She was born March 5, 1921, in Marshall County, a daughter of the late Griffie and Mae Goudy Wilson.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Ozion, and Arnold Wilson; and four sisters, Audry Minor, Rachael Stewart, Fay Crow, and Twila Ogar.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Benjamin Henry; two sons, Fred (Carol) Henry of Henderson County, N.C., and Francis S. Henry of Moundsville; a daughter, Shirley J. Weigand of Sistersville; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third Street, New Martinsville, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Bob Brooks officiating.

Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Burch Ridge.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.