Mrs. Phillip T. Henry, Centralian Fifty Years, Passes Away at Her Home

Death last night came to Mrs. Phillip T. Henry, pioneer Centralian, at her home, 1107 Elm street, and occurred on her 76th birthday. She had been ill the past two months following a stroke.

Born in Platt county, Missouri, November 25, 1862, as Mary Elizabeth Taylor, she moved to Durango, Colo., as a small child. In 1877 she was married to Mr. Smith, and to this union a son was born, who is now deceased. She married Mr. Henry in 1887.

Mrs. Henry had been a resident of Centralia and vicinity 50 years.

Surviving the deceased, in addition to her husband, are a grandson and great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the Newell-Hoerling chapel, Rev. Earl Van Doren officiating and burial being in the I. O. O. F. cemetery at Kelso.

Source: The Centralia Daily Chronicle, Saturday, 26 Nov 1938, p. 1.

Transcribed by Jenny Tenlen, who has no further information on this individual.