Kathryn Fisher Henry, age 100, wife of deceased husband James William Henry, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ January 31,2019. Kathryn accepted Jesus as her personal Savior at the age of nine and had the unique joy of being baptized with her father at the Hopewell Baptist Church in Robertson County. In later years she worked in Sunday School with students and loved being a part of God’s forever family. She was a member of First Baptist Church Hendersonvillle, Tennessee.
She was born in Springfield, Tennessee, to the late Marshall and Hazel Pope Fisher. Kathryn received her high school degree from Orlinda High School and Draughns Business College. Her secretarial skills led her to work as a part time secretary at Belmont University, and later as church secretary at First Baptist of Nashville Eastland and Dalewood churches. She also worked as Media Buyer for Culbertson, King, and Condiles Advertising and in Retail and Special Events at Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
Kathryn is survived by her brother Jack Fisher of Springfield ,two sons, Jim (Jeanette) Henry of Orlando Florida and Joe (Kim) Henry of Nashville; five grandchildren ; eleven great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers for Kathryn are Danny de Armas, Asa de Armas, Seth de Armas ,Stan Campbell, Mike Henry, David Henry, James B. Henry III, Trey Henry, and Will Henry. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Carey, Walt Robinson, Steve Smith, George Aust, Bob Clement, Bruce Corbin, Ron Jackson, and Harris Scott.
In lieu of flowers Kathryn has requested gifts to be given to the Henry-Sturgeon Preaching Scholarship Endowment at Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary,3210 E. Guasti Road, Ontario California 91761-8642; or Missions Ministry at First Baptist Church 106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd, Hendersonville TN 37075 ,or your favorite charity.
The family will greet friends on Friday night, February 8th, from 6 PM till 9 PM at Spring Hill Funeral Home located at 5110 Gallatin Pike, Nashville. The celebration of Kathryn Henry’s life will be at Saturday, February 9th, at 10:30 at First Baptist Church, Hendersonville, TN. Burial will follow in the historic Spring Hill Cemetery.
Our family is grateful to God for a century of the blessed life of Kathryn Fisher Henry (MiMi).
Arrangements entrusted to Spring Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5110 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216, 615-208-2161.