14 April 2008

former long-time rapides parish police juror L. B. Henry dies

via: the town talk: L.B. Henry, 78, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008 at Oaks Care Center.
Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Pineville.

: obituary from hixson brothers:

L.B. Henry
Born: November 28, 1920
Died: April 13, 2008
Services:11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville

Visitation:5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Hixson Brothers, Pineville and from 8:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday

Services for L. B. Henry will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Kurt Ryder and Sam Poole officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball, LA.

Mr. Henry, 87, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008, at The Oaks Care Center, Pineville.

He was a plumber, water well driller and a politician. Mr. Henry served on the Rapides Parish Police Jury for twenty-eight years where he served as Parish Manager for eight years and Police Jury President for thirteen years. He was past president for the Louisiana Police Jury Association, Executive Board for seven years. Mr. Henry served on the Transportation Steering Committee of the National Association of Counties for four years, The Parochial Employee Retirement Board of Trustees for four years, Pineville City Councilman for two years. He was the past president of The Master Plumbers Association of Alexandria and Pineville, past president of the Pineville Kiwanis Club, member of the Solomon Lodge #221, El Karubah Temple and the Cenla Shrine Club. He was the owner of the L. B. Henry Rodeo Arena where they held the Kiwanis Club rodeo for ten years. Mr. Henry's hobbies included cattle, horses, hunting and the great outdoors in general.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louie Manuel and Annie Ethal Hooter Henry; brother, Russell Elliott.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Addie Mae Henry; sons, Luther Manuel Henry and wife Bonnie and Louie Rodney Henry and companion Patsy Rayner; daughter, Martha Ann Henry Peters and husband John; sisters, Louise Henry Graef Herbert and Lorraine Deville; nine grandchildren, Jackie H. Owens and husband Trip, Kellie H. Bordelon, Mandy H. Cloud and husband Gary, Adam Henry, Brannon Peters and wife Jan, Chris Peters, Cindy P. Sevier and husband Mark, Laramie Henry and Luke Henry; fourteen great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Brannon Peters, Laramie Henry, Luke Henry, Chris Peters, Adam Henry, and Trip Owens. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Cloud, Mark Sevier, Robert Cespiva, Jessie Elliott, Jack Dewitt, and Pete Terrell

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Hixson Brothers, Pineville, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until service time.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3717 Government Street, Suite 7, Alexandria, LA 71302.