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Rebecca S. Henry
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Obituary for Rebecca S. Henry

“1954 – 2017”

Waynesville – Rebecca Ann Smathers Henry, 63, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 at The Homestead.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late David Lawrence and Velda Walton Smith Smathers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Farris Henry, who died in 2000. Rebecca retired as a lab technician with Haywood Regional Medical Center and loved to sew and craft.

She is survived by two sisters, Lisa S. Frizzell (Larry) of Clyde and Laura Smathers of Elgin, Illinois; two nieces, Micah Silver and Carly Messer; and two nephews, Luke Proffitt and Logan Baker; two great-nieces, Reese and Stella and two great-nephews, Tyson and Ramsey.

A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at Locust Field Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

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4:30 PM
Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy.
Canton, NC 28716





5:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC 28716

Visitation will be following the service.

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