IOTA-It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the loss of our loved one, Charles H. Henry, passed away on Wednesday, March 06, 2019 at Acadia General Hospital in Crowley surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 80. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 09, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Iota. Burial will follow at Maxie Cemetery with Rev. James Cart officiating.
Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army. He also a member of the American Legion Post 0371 and was retired from the oilfield. Charles will be dearly missed by his wife of fifty-five years, Irene Henry of Iota; son, Charles P. Henry and companion, Michelle Bellard of Crowley; daughters, Tracy Andrus and husband, James of Iota, Shani Henry and companion, Rhonda Frasure of Pensacola, FL, and April Comeaux and husband, Brad of Iota; brothers, Donald Henry of Lafayette and Wesley Henry of Eunice; seventeen grandchildren, Dane Cart, Aili Burns, Treef Andrus, Tren Andrus, Jim Andrus, Sam Andrus, River Henry, Nash Henry, Joplin Flores, Van Flores, Shelby El-Assadi, Samantha Hargrave, Seth Cook, Sage Henry, Brad "B.J." Comeaux, Jr., Noley Comeaux, and Riley Comeaux; nine great grandchildren, as well as extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his son, Jordan Henry; parents, George and Gernice DeRouen Henry; brother, Carl Henry; and sisters, Lillian Leckelt, Ethel Doucet, Alice Jean Henry, and Elaine Cowart.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Iota on Friday, March 8th, from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Saturday, March 9th, from 8:00 am until time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard St., 337-779-3083 is in charge of arrangements.