Anita R. Henry, the wife of longtime Inland active member Ed Henry, died Jan. 19 in South Bend, Ind. after a long battle with ALS. She was 67.
Born in Lawrenceville, Ill., she married Ed Henry in 1973. Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Steven (Samantha) Henry of South Bend, Temba (Angela) Henry of Roanoke, TX, Zayed (Delvecchio)Meadows of Columbia, MD and Jamal (Jennifer) Henry of South Bend; three brothers, a sister, 18 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A former computer specialist with South Bend schools, she was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2014. Ed Henry is the retired head of human resources at the South Bend Tribune, and a former Inland board member who was a key leader in the Inland Fellows program.
Contributions in memory of Anita Henry may be made to ALS Foundation - Indiana Chapter, 6525 E. 82nd Street, Suite 115, Indianapolis, IN 46250.