Dannie A. Henry, 57, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 11:38 P.M. January 8, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 14, 1961 in Mount Vernon to the late Ross Earl and Cora Maxine (Chambliss) Henry. Dannie married Tammie (Breeze) Henry on April 5, 1981 at Mount Olive Church in Bluford. They were blessed with 37 years of marriage.
In addition to his wife, Dannie is survived by his children, Beth (Henry) Lampley and husband, Dusty of Mount Vernon, Branda Henry and fiance, Joel Kasten of Centralia, and Blake Henry and wife, Ericka of Mesa, Arizona; siblings, Dorris Bass of Wayne City, Sharon Shaw and husband, Larry of Wayne City, and Alice Brookman and husband, Dean of Bluford; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Dannie was preceded in death by his siblings, Gary Henry, Earl Henry, Larry Henry, Sam Henry, and Iris Shell; siblings-in-law, Judy Henry, Fletcher Bass, and Jackie Shell; and nephews, Trevas Henry and Mark Shell.
Dannie worked as a contractor for many years. He was an active member of Kingdom Seed Ministries in Mount Vernon and the Wabash County Quail Club. Dannie loved watching high school basketball, but his passion was hunting and fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Dannie was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home with Monte Jo Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Dannie’s honor to Kingdom Seed Ministries.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.