Ouida Berniece Henry entered into her Eternal Rest on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 100 years of age. She was born in Oglesby, TX to William and Maude Roberts. On Oct. 1, 1938 Ouida married JC Henry in Lordsburg, New Mexico. They moved to Amarillo, TX in 1951 where she remained for 55 years. Ouida retired in 1978 from Sears & Roebuck Co where she worked as a decorator for 20 years. It was her first and only job outside of the home. Ouida is survived by her daughter, Lana Dixson, son, Jimmy Henry (Janice), seven grandchildren, Jay Dixson (Lynn), Jeff Dixson (Heather), Joy Mahaffey (Donald), Doni Henry (Jennifer), Jessica Cooper (Craig), Joelle Ferguson (Hardy), and Lisa Mitchell (Jeff), nine great-grandchildren, Nicole Dixson, Stephanie Wright (Scott), Shannon Atwell (Aaron), Megan Mahaffey, Kayla Ryan (Brad), Blake Ferguson (Renee), Cole Mitchell, Logan Mitchell and Elijah Cooper, seven great-great-grandchildren, D’Artagnon, Niktoria, Kayleigh, Jiselle, Olivia, Brooklyn and Judah and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, JC Henry, 8 siblings, Minyard, Holman, Glendon, Verna, Virgil, Arthur, Harold and Bill and a grandson, David Henry. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday January 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218. The family will begin accepting visitors at 3pm, one hour before the service.
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