October 23, 1936 - November 2, 2021
HENRY, Mr. Jewell McRay - Age 85, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at his residence. Family hour 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Christ Fellowship Baptist Church, 317 E. Hamilton Ave., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Pastor Allen Overton, officiating. Interment Flint Memorial Park, G-9506 N. Dort Hwy., Mt. Morris, MI. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:00 AM Tuesday. Mr. Henry will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Monday.Mr. Jewell McRay Henry was born October 23, 1936, in Homer, Louisiana, the son of Salva Henry and Rose Lee Billings. Jewell moved to Flint, Michigan in 1953. He graduated from Flint Northern High School. Jewell was employed at Chevrolet, a division of General Motors Corporation, where he retired in 1996. He was a member of UAW Local #659. Jewell enjoyed traveling with his wife, Velver, fishing, hunting and CB’ing (his handle was “Silverfish”). He married Velver Jean on January 27, 1990. Jewell accepted Christ at an early age and was a longtime member of Christ Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Jewell McRay Henry leaves to cherish his memory: wife, Velver Jean Henry of Flint; 2 daughters, Chenntel Henry and Mynisha Henry; Allexus, Michelle, Amari and Mila Henry; great-grandson, Bryson Henry, all of San Diego, CA; sister, Ocie Jean Fortune of Oakland, CA; brother, E.E. “Cliff” (Christine) Henry of Flint; aunt, LaFaye Jackson f Homer, LA; brothers-in-law, Bennie James Price Jr. of Flint and George (Willie Mae) Jones of Oxford, MS; god-daughter, Donjale Wright; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including special friends, Edward (Teddy) Barnett, Patrick Ryals, George “Lighbulb” Hannah, Davis Wright, and his “CBer’s” all over. Mr. Henry was preceded in death by his son, Jewell McRay Henry Jr.; father, Salva Henry; mother, Rosa Lee Billings; brothers, James Herman and Jack Allen; aunts, Avrist Dumas and Gayzelle Penton; uncles, Braxton and Sam Billings. The family would like to express special thanks to Heart-to-Heart Hospice staff, Tiffany, Lisa and Mary, nieces, Anita Jones and Sharon Hale.
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