Jeanette, 79, died today (Feb. 4) into the morning hours hours in Orlando, Fla.; Kathryn, 100, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, in Nashville.
Jim Henry ended up being president associated with Southern Baptist Convention from 1994-1996; pastor of First Baptist Church in Orlando from 1977 until their your your your retirement in 2006, or exactly exactly what he called his “redeployment”; and pastor of Downtown Baptist Church in Orlando from 2015 until recently.
Jeanette Henry had been honored because of the Southern Baptist Ministers’ spouses Conference throughout the 2002 SBC yearly conference in St. Louis, getting the Willie Turner Dawson Award for “distinct denominational share beyond the neighborhood church.”
An endowment in her name was announced to assist pastors’ wives in attending the Florida Baptist State Convention’s annual meeting in a March 2006 celebration honoring the 28 years she and Jim served at First Baptist Orlando.
Henry, in their 2006 your your your retirement from First Baptist Orlando, cited two reasons. One, he wished to save money time with Jeanette that has faced health conditions in the last few years.
“she actually is been outstanding trooper. I would like to offer her exactly exactly what she therefore richly deserves,” Henry said.
Two, Henry stated he did not wish to remain during the church “until I happened to be therefore exhausted and spent that we had nothing kept to provide back into the following generation of leadership.”
Steve Smith, whom served as First Baptist’s communications pastor from 1994-2007, said Jeanette Henry had been “one of the very most gracious women i have understood, and she had a good sense of humor. Though a consummate lady that is southern Kentucky, she ended up being also a ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ individual. ادامه خواندن “Jim Henry’s spouse & mother heaven that is enter 5-day period”