Viola (Parker) McHenry

May 18, 1926 ~ August 6, 2018 (age 92)

Viola T. McHenry, 92, of Connersville went home to be with the Lord on Monday afternoon, August 6, 2018, at Heritage House of Connersville.

One of two daughters of Lewellyn and Lutie Roberts Parker, Viola was born in Connersville on May 18, 1926.  She graduated from New Salem High School and was raised in the Methodist Church.

On October 4, 1947, she married Kenneth McHenry in First Baptist Church of Connersville.  Mr. McHenry passed away on May 17, 2013.

Survivors include three children, Jerry Lou (Charles) May, Kenneth Dean (Debra) McHenry, and Penny Smith, all of Connersville; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Ron) Vu, Sherry (Jared) Lanich, Sarah May, Jason (Amber) McHenry, Justin (Shawna) McHenry, Rachelle (Josh) Lore, Scott (Brittany) Williams and Susan McHenry; eight great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Carol McHenry; and a nephew, Daryle Ailes.

Besides her husband of 64 years, Kenneth McHenry, Viola was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Larry McHenry, who passed away February 4, 2016; a sister, Lucy Ailes; a brother-in-law, Walter Ailes; and her step-mother, Sarah Hamilton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Ferreira of Connersville Baptist Temple will officiate.  Burial will follow in Laurel North Cemetery.  Family and friends may call from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the funeral home. 

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