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George  Hileman Henry
  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests gifts to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Frank Graydon Scholarship in Accounting at the University of Texas, Bannockburn Baptist Church, or your favorite charity.

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“George and Mickey always made me feel a welcome part of their family the many holidays I spent with them in Austin. And they were always especially...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Doyle Cantrell - MD

“George H. Henry was the sweetest man I have ever known! So gentle and kind to everyone.. He exuded the spirit of Christ that lived within his heart....Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Don & Gaye Exum and Family.. - TX

“George was a very dear friend and we always enjoyed our dinners with he and Mickey. George was like another father to me and reminded me a lot of my...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: jackie & marc habkirk - austin, TX

“I was so sorry to hear about the loss of George but I know that my Christian brother is with the Lord now. I remember working with George on various...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: John D. Sartain - Sugar Land , TX

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Henry. He was always a gentle, quiet man, but also one with great wisdom and insight. My prayers and...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Denise Irwin Wolfe - Harrah, OK

“What a sweet, gentle man George was. His dedication and love for his family and church were so evident. When we moved from Sharpstown Baptist...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Alton & Sallie Landry - TX

“Dear David and Lisa and family, Bob and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of George. We hope he did not have a difficult transition to his new...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Paula and Bob Denson - Ponca City, OK

“George will be missed! Prayers of comfort for the family. Lindsay & Pam Byrum ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Byrum - Willis, TX - Friend

“I served on staff at Sharpstown Baptist Church during the 1980’s and it was a blessing to work alongside of George in the various ministries of the...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Edfeldt - Marietta, GA

“Although I never had the pleasure of meeting George, I've heard that he was a wonderful and well-loved man. My thoughts and prayers are with the...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Leigh Day - Raleigh, NC

“Barbara and I Joined Sharpstown Baptist Church almost 8 years ago. Although George and Mickey had already moved to Austin, we met them on one of...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Alton and Barbara Riddle - TX

“George was one of the sweetest men I have ever known. He was a true follower of Christ and loved his Christian friends. He and Mickey are the...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Carl and Merle Greene - TX

“Over the past 29 years, George was much more than just my father-in-law: he was a dear friend, mentor, and someone I could always count on for sound...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: David Doyle - Houston, TX

“We would miss the "Smiling Face" and the enthusiastic spirit of Mr. George Henry. He was a dedicated and committed Christian-faithful and true...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. 'Dotun & 'Toyin Okubajo - TX

“I did not have the pleasure of getting to know George Henry, but have heard many good things about both he & his wife. I have however gotten to know...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Beth Tuttle - Houston, TX


George Hileman Henry was born on October 18, 1930 in Bentonville, Arkansas, and passed away at his home in Austin, Texas on June 10, 2012.

George was a graduate of the University of Arkansas and was a Certified Public Accountant, and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. George worked for Exxon/Mobil for thirty-six years and was controller of their self-insurance division.

George and his wife Mickey were members of Sharpstown Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, for thirty-nine years, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School Director and Teacher. After moving to Austin, he and Mickey joined Bannockburn Baptist Church. He was also a Mason and Shriner. George was a Godly man with a kind and generous spirit who loved working for his church, and dedicated his life to the care of his wife Mickey and her daughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents George E. Henry, mother Amy Drucilla Hileman Cunningham, and his other father Roy Cunningham. He is survived by his wife, Mickey Gene Henry; his sister, Nancy Hoback; daughter Gayla Graydon and her husband Galt Graydon and daughter Cassie; daughter Lesa Doyle and her husband David Doyle and children Marc and Eliot; and four great grand children.

Visitation Services will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, followed by interment at noon at Austin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests gifts to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Frank Graydon Scholarship in Accounting at the University of Texas, Bannockburn Baptist Church, or your favorite charity.