Mary Alice Wattenbarger Henry


Mary Alice Wattenbarger Henry, 95, of Ocoee, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.

She was born on Feb. 2, 1925, to the late Clarence and Elise Wattenbarger in Conasauga. She retired from The Polk County School System after 40-plus years as a dedicated history teacher. She enjoyed growing flowers. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and was a faithful and dedicated mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend, who will be missed by all who knew her.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Weyman E. Henry Sr.; son, David L. Henry; and brother, Warren Wattenbarger.

Survivors include her beloved son, Weyman E. Henry Jr.; grandchildren: Travis Henry, Justin Henry, Tim Henry, Chas Henry and Lauren Dwinell; brother, Tim Wattenbarger; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Shiloh Baptist Church, with Pastor Charlie Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Benton Memorial Gardens, with Travis Henry, Justin Henry, Tim Henry, Chas Henry, Todd Henry and John “Tre” Dwinell III serving as pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday prior to the service at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Henry family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.


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