Jeanette, 79, died today (Feb. 4) within the morning hours hours in Orlando, Fla.; Kathryn, 100, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, in Nashville.
Jim Henry ended up being president for the Southern Baptist Convention from 1994-1996; pastor of First Baptist Church in Orlando from 1977 until their your retirement in 2006, or exactly exactly what he called his “redeployment”; and pastor of Downtown Baptist Church in Orlando from 2015 until recently.
Jeanette Henry had been honored because of the Southern Baptist Ministers’ spouses Conference throughout the 2002 SBC yearly conference in St. Louis, getting the Willie Turner Dawson Award for “distinct denominational share beyond the neighborhood church.”
An endowment in her name was announced to assist pastors’ wives in attending the Florida Baptist State Convention’s annual meeting in a March 2006 celebration honoring the 28 years she and Jim served at First Baptist Orlando.
Henry, in their 2006 your retirement from First Baptist Orlando, cited two reasons. One, he desired to save money time with Jeanette who’d faced health conditions in the past few years.
“she actually is been a fantastic trooper. I wish to provide her just just what she so richly deserves,” Henry said.
Two, Henry stated he did not desire to remain during the church that We had nothing left to offer back once again to the following generation of leadership.”until I happened to be therefore exhausted and spent”
Steve Smith, whom served as First Baptist’s communications pastor from 1994-2007, stated Jeanette Henry had been “one of the very most gracious ladies i have known, and she possessed a sense that is great of. Though a consummate lady that is southern Kentucky, she had been also a ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ person. Continue reading “Jim Henry’s wife & mother heaven that is enter 5-day period”