Laura Mae Henry, a resident of Dustin, died Jan. 5, 2021 in Edmond at the age of 85. She was born March 5, 1935 in Dustin to Jack Spangler King and Vivian (Howard) King.
Laura graduated in 1952 from Dustin High-school as valedictorian, she went on to Draughon's Business Institute in 1953 and worked her way through school at the Indian Store in downtown Tulsa. She later received an Associates of Arts degree from Tulsa Junior College in 1974.
She was involved in establishing the Sand Springs Elk Lodge with her husband Charles, she worked for the Dustin Post Office. She was on the board of the Dustin Cemetery where her and Charles were instrumental in the beautification of the cemetery.
Her and her husband, Charles were entrepreneurs, owning various business including the Spot Shop dry cleaners in Sand Springs and Tri-County Feed Store in Dustin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Alva Henry, grandson, Mark Davis and niece, Debbie Humphrey.
Laura is survived by her three children; Jerry Dale Henry of Dustin, Suzanne Henry of the home, and Cleo Henry of the home; grandchildren: Amber Micheal Irving of Tulsa, Amber Dawn Martinez of Tulsa, Jacob Henry of Dustin, Michael Davis of Collinsville, Charles Davis of Glenpool, Chad Davis of Tulsa, Sarah Moore of Chico, California, and Jessica Busick of Chico, Calif.; 28 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; sister, Donna Harmon and husband Danny of Broken Arrow; sister-in-law, Joan Trimble of Arizona; as well as four nieces and many other relatives and friends.
Viewing will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at Integrity Chapel. Interment will follow at Dustin Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.