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Gracealee (Shaffer) Henry

August 11, 1933 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 87)


Gracealee Henry, 87, of Powderly, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020 at Paris Regional Medical Center.


Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roden Pryor Funeral Directors. No services are scheduled.


Gracealee was born on August 11, 1933 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Abner and Adeline Donathan Shaffer. On February 22, 1958 she married Joe Henry and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage. She was a great cook, loved to read and an avid shopper. She was very “crafty” and enjoyed volunteer work. Gracealee’s favorite quote was “Not every day is good, but there is good in every day”.


Left to cherish her memory are her husband, daughter Connie Baird and husband Derek, son Mike Henry and wife Tammy; granddaughters, Candace Jones, Jordan Del Hierro, Morgan Henry and Heather Easterling; grandson, Jonathan Walters; great grandchildren, Jaxon, Gracealee, Collins and Rileigh and several cousins, nieces and nephews.


Donations may be made in Gracealee’s memory to the Paris Public Library, 326 S. Main St., Paris, TX 75460, where she volunteered at one time, or the Downtown Food Pantry, 124 W. Cherry St., Paris, TX 75460 or donate online downtownfoodpantry .org


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