She was born July 16, 1940 in Peoria to Harold and Jolene Ruth (Bohm) Walzer. She married Paul Richard Henn on December 2, 1956 in Peoria. He preceded her in death November 27, 1996.
Also preceding in death were her parents and an infant daughter Angela Gail Henn.
Surviving are; 6 children, David (Melody) Henn of Paragould, AR, Beverly Kay Martin of Farmington, Richard Allen (Sheri) Henn of Marmaduke, AR, Marcia Sue (Richard) Wheeler of Round Rock, TX, Kimberly Dawn Brown of San Angelo, TX and Melinda Fay (Ray) Kerkau of Burnet, TX; two sisters, Sharon Craig of Peoria and Carol Beem of Lafayette, IN; 23 grandchildren, Beverly, Derek, Brian, David, Sarah, Daniel, Gregory, Christy, Jeremy, Ricky, Chelsea, Paul, Amber, Wesley, Wendy, Adam, Abby, Travis, Troy, Timothy, Brandy, Trinity and Jonathan; and 29 great grandchildren, Hunter, Sebastian, Dylan, Matthew, Halie, Madison, Allie, Ian, Evan, Kyler Nicholas, Brayden, Aubree, Addison, Isabel, Bryson, Faith, Grace, Love, Aidan, Jamiee, William, Cierra, Dakota, Kayley, Alissa, Elaine, Macey, and Andy.
A loving mother & grandmother who was the center of a very unique family; Patricia was a “fiesty ole bird” who loved to gossip with her life long friends on the phone. She kept her 58 member “Henn House” in order with constant support and infectous laughter. She gave everything for her family, her biggest joy in life was each new addition. Patricia and Paul have created generations of smiles and decades of laughter that will continue to live on in her memory.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington. Additional visitation will be from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Thursday at Heath Funeral Home Paragould, AR. Burial will be in Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR with a graveside service at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday.
Memorials may be made to The Blind Center of Peoria.