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Roselyn Anna Henley

September 25, 1922 ~ March 5, 2018 (age 95)
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Roselyn Anna Henley, 95, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at St. Joseph Bluffs in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born September 25, 1922 in Etterville, Missouri, the daughter of the late Balser and Gertrude (Hunepohl) Thomas.  On March 9, 1941 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Jefferson City, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Norman L. Henley who preceded her in death on December 17, 1988. 




Five Sons, Thomas L. Henley (Carolyn) of Jefferson City, MO; Jerry R. Henley (Jan Runyan special friend) of Eldon, MO; Norris W. Henley (Dianne) of Eldon, MO; Donn J. Henley (Suzanne) of Eldon, MO; Daniel G. Henley (Marcrissie) of Jefferson City, MO


Twelve Grandchildren, Susan Hamilton (Tom) of Frisco, TX; Eric Henley (Raechell) of Jefferson City, MO; Robert Henley (Tammy) of Mora, MO; Nicole Richardson (Jerry) of Durand, IL; Cary Henley (Jen)of Eldon, MO; Lynne Millard (Robert) of Jefferson City, MO; Matthew Henley (Lindsay) of Prairie Village, KS; Michael (Kyle) of Eldon, MO; Kirk Henley (Sarah) of Columbia, MO; Conor Henley ( Kristina) of Berkeley, CA; Melanie Ortmeyer (Curtis) of Lake St. Louis, MO; Amanda Woody (Zack) of Jefferson City, MO


Twenty Great Grandchildren and Four Great Great Grandchildren


One Sister, Mary M. Lepper of Jefferson City, MO


Sister-in-law, Betty Dummermuth (Clyde) of California, MO


Nieces, Nephews and many close friends


Three brothers, George, Victor and Harold Thomas preceded her in death.


Roselyn attended grade school in Etterville, MO and high school in Eugene, MO.  She was employed for Missouri Utilities for several years before she and her husband founded Henley Jewelers where she worked until her retirement.  Roselyn loved working in her flower gardens, playing cards, golfing, traveling and being with her family at the family farm.


Visitation will be Monday, March 12, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Mass beginning at 11:00 AM with Father Alex Gabriel officiating.  Interment will follow at the Eldon City Cemetery.


In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials in her name are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society. 


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.

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