Alice Henry


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:41 pm
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Alice E. Henry, 58, of Atkinson, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at home.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Vandemore, Atkinson, with visitation 1:30 to 2 p.m. Cremation was accorded.
She was born Nov. 16, 1954, to Finus and Dolores Walton. She married Marty F. Henry Aug. 13, 1993.
Surviving are her husband; children, Lynn Olds, Wyanet, Ill., Amanda Payne, East Moline, Ted Payne, Geneseo; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; siblings, Sheila Sullivan, Debbie Walton, Chris, Curtis and Brady Nickason, David Walton.














 




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