IN MEMORIAM —Anita Corinne Henry—

IN MEMORIAM
—Anita Corinne Henry—

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Anita Corinne Henry passed away March 31 in Ajijic, Mexico. She was born December 8, 1945 in Missouri to Joseph Milton Henry and Emily Elizabeth Lyle Henry. Anita attended Clarksville High School and received a BA and a MA from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and a PhD from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.  She was a life-long teacher and taught many years as a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her specialty was French Language and Literature. She also traveled extensively in France, Russia, Egypt and many European destinations.

Anita moved to Ajijic in 2008.  She loved and appreciated Mexico, and made many friends here. She particularly enjoyed live performances of Mexican music.  In addition, she was a valued member of the Ajijic Writers Group as well as a volunteer instructor of English at the Wilkes Center.  She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her son Walt Gray, IV of Los Angeles, CA, her sister Reba Sue Haake King (Charles) of Corydon, IN, and her loving nieces and nephew Elizabeth Haake and Amy Chudzinski (Neil) of Austin, Texas, and David Haake (Holly) of Corydon, IN.

A Celebration of Life was held at the Nueva Posada last April 18th.

Written by Clare Gearhart

 

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