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“So sorry for your kids. I knew Helen when we were Young cousins. I remember her having a sweet spirit then and it seems it carried on into her adult...Read More »
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“goodbye my beloved wife. you truly were "my pearl of great price". ”
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“My thoughts and prayers are with you. Praying for God's peace and comfort to be with you in the difficult times ahead. ”
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“Helen was a very special sweet lady Always has a smile on her face and kind word I was her hairdresser for years and enjoyed having her and also...Read More »
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CENTRAL CITY- Helen Drake Mencer Henry, 78, of Central City passed away quietly and peacefully at her home on December 28, 2019 and was surrounded by her family. She fought leukemia for several years and never let it define who she was or determine her attitude which was always positive. Her Christian life and strong beliefs were fully displayed over six decades as she dedicated herself to serving the God she loved. The Eldest daughter of George and Mary Drake, she was born on December 18, 1941. Helen was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Mencer, Parents, George and Mary Drake, and her first grandchild, Jason Lacy.

She is survived by her husband, David Henry, Daughters, Pam (Shane) Adler, Lisa (John) Thompson, Stepchildren, Gregg (Lisa) Henry, Beth (Bob) Pate, Grandchildren, Ashley (Morgan) Thompson, Brandi (Ray) Lemay, Great Grandchildren, Ellie, Aubrie, Brooks, Thompson, Alexis, Emma, Addie Ray Lemay, Jonathon, Gavin Henry, and Ella Pate, Sister Wanda (Billy) Thompson, Brother Wayne (Karen) Drake and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 12:00 at New Harmony Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Neal officiating and Bro. Billy Thompson assisting. Burial will follow in New Harmony Cemetery in Bremen. Visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 beginning at 5:00 at Tucker's Funeral Home in Central City and Tuesday from 10:00 AM - 12:00PM at the church. Online condolences can be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.