A native of Macon County, she was the daughter of LaVerne Stiles Henry and the late Leon Sellers. She was a CNA, a member of Cashiers (N.C.) Baptist Church and was a very loving mother, grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, April Kinsey.
She is survived by: a daughter, Krista Neely and husband Les of Clayton; a son, Travis Kinsey and wife Patsy of Mountain Rest, S.C.; three sisters, Karen Forrester of Virginia, Brenda Henry of Franklin and Kathie Henry of Sevierville, Tenn.; a brother, Ronnie Henry of Cashiers; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Cashiers Baptist Church with the Revs. Johnny Norris, Lewis Smith and Scotty Patrick officiating. Burial will follow in Upper Zachary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Merritt Rice, Deed Kinsey, Brandon Kinsey, Heath Henry, Ron Henry and Anthony Hooper.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-2 p.m. today at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made directly to Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St., Franklin, NC 28734.
Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, March 15, 2012