Laura Mae (King) Henry, a resident of Dustin, passed away Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 in Edmond, OK at the age of 85. She was born March 5, 1935 in Dustin, OK to Jack Spangler King & Vivian (Howard) King.
Laura graduated in 1952 from Dustin High-school as valedictorian, she went on to Draughon’s Business Institute in 1953 and worked her way through school at the Indian Store in downtown Tulsa. She later received an Associates of Arts degree from Tulsa Junior College in 1974.
She was involved in establishing the Sand Springs Elk Lodge with her husband Charles, she worked as officer in charge for the Dustin and Weleetka Post Offices. She was on the board of the Dustin Cemetery where her and Charles were instrumental in the beautification of the cemetery.
She and her husband, Charles were entrepreneurs, owning various business including the Spot Shop dry cleaners in Sand Springs and Tri-County Feed Store in Dustin. She retired from the feed store at the age of 78.
She loved to cook, singing, painting, was an avid reader but most of all she loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Alva Henry, grandson, Mark Davis and niece, Debra Humphrey.
Laura is survived by her three children; Jerry Dale Henry of Dustin, Suzanne Henry of the home, and Cleo Henry of the home. Grandchildren; Amber Micheal Irving of Tulsa, Amber Dawn Martinez of Tulsa, Jacob Henry of Dustin, Michael Davis of Collinsville, Charles Davis of Glenpool, Chad Davis and wife Candi of Tulsa, Sarah Moore & husband Nick of Chico, California, and Jessica Busick & husband Robby of Chico, California, twenty-eight great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, sister, Donna Harmon & husband Danny of Broken Arrow, sister-in-law, Joan Trimble of Arizona, as well as four nieces and many other relatives and friends.
Viewing was held from 2-8 PM on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Pallbearers were, Mike Davis, Charles Davis, Chad Davis, Jacob Henry, Sarah Moore and Jessica Busick. Honorary pallbearer will be Charles Sparks.
Funeral Services were held at 1:00 PM, on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Integrity Chapel. Interment followed at Dustin Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.