Rev. Andrew L. Henry “Drew” – age 68, of Seymour, died on Friday, November 4, 2016. Drew had served for over 43 years as a United Methodist Pastor. He served in churches all over Tennessee including, Lake City, Townsend, Briceville, Burlison, Memphis, Nashville, Union City, Lexington, Cleveland, and Sevierville. He also pastored churches in Chapel Hill and Marshallberg, North Carolina. Drew retired in 2015 to a peaceful ridge surrounded by the nature that he loved. He was preceded in death by his wife, the love of his life, Jane Bingham Henry; parents, Emily Mauldin Henry Barber and Leroy J. Henry; aunt, E. Eugenia Mauldin. Drew is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Henry Favier and husband John, Sara Henry Thomas and husband Kevin; grandchildren, Lily Eugenia Angeline, Fox Henry Angeline, Mary Elizabeth Favier, Milo Henry Thomas and Sullivan Henry Thomas; brother, Paul Henry; sister, Rebecca Henry Crawford and husband Ernie. A Celebration of Drew’s life will be on Friday at 5:00 pm at Church Street UMC. The family will receive friends following the service in the Commons (CLC 120). In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Drew’s name be made to Camp Wesley Woods, 329 Wesley Woods Rd., Townsend, TN 37882. Arrangements by
Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2016– See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/commercialappeal/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-l-henry-drew&pid=182415724&fhid=6411#sthash.fZE5iIQH.dpuf
Rev. Henry served Tuckaleechee UMC from 1983-1986.