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Myrtle Henry

Myrtle Marie Henry, 91, of North Little Rock, died Sunday, May 19, 2013. She was born Aug. 4, 1921 in Humphrey, to William Lee and Ella White Hainley.

Her first business was a sixteen-station beauty shop on 11th and Main called Madame Marcelle. She married Burt Henry, a farmer, and they became very active in running their thirty-five hundred acre farm, as well as owning a store. In addition to the farm they had a Dodge dealership in Lonoke and Protho Manor Apartments. Her proudest achievement was being the recipient of Honored Professional, an award from the Library of Congress.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 33 years, Burt D. Henry; brother, James D. Hainley; and son, Billie Hardin.

Survivors include step-children, David Henry and Peggy McElrath; step-son and daughter-in-law, Carol and Saville Henry; grandchildren, Cindy Henry, Cal Henry, Bo Hardin and Jeff Hardin; great-grandchildren, Heather Lindsey, Tyler Lindsey, Brittany Hardin and John Hardin; and niece, Anita Guillory.

A funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., today at North Little Rock Funeral Home, a Smith Family Funeral Home. Burial will be in Edgewood Memorial Park.

Sign the online guest book at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.

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