Betty R. Henry, age 87, of Christiana, PA, passed away at the Mt. Joy Hospice Center on Friday, April 19, 2019. She was the wife of the late Roy S. Henry, who passed away on March 10, 2008. She was born in Lancaster, daughter of the late Leon & Dora Johnson Roop. She was a member of Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church of Quarryville, where in the past she was a Deacon and a member of the Presbyterian Women. Betty had worked for Rasmussen’s Greenhouse of Christiana for over 20 years. She graduated from the former West Fallowfield High School. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, crocheting and most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Surviving are 3 sons: Douglas A. Henry of Christiana, Rev. Rev. Dr. David L. husband of Jaqueline Rentz Henry of Jefferson City, MO, Daniel L. husband of Bonita Hanna Phipps Henry of Strasburg, 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother Harold L. Roop. The Henry family would like to thank the Hospice Supportive Care and the Purple Team for the wonderful care they gave to their mother.
Funeral service will take place from the Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church, 1199 Valley Road, Quarryville, PA on Thursday, April 25th at 11 a.m. with her son Rev. Dr.David L. Henry officiating. There will be a viewing at the church on Wednesday evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church, 1199 Valley Road, Quarryville, PA 17566 or to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.