Emmaline Rust Henry, 89, of Carmel and formerly of Greencastle, died Friday, April 24, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis.
She was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Nashville, Tenn., the daughter of Littell J. and Margaret Stahlman Rust. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1942 and was a homemaker. She married Hugh F. Henry, Aug. 22, 1942 and he preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1996.
Emmaline was active in DAR and was instrumental in restoring the cabin at Robe-Ann Park, was a past president of PEO, member of the Greencastle Saddle Club, Civil War Round Table, Delta Gamma Alumni Association, PTA, was active in summer theatre, volunteered as a Pink Lady at Putnam County Hospital, was a member of the Republican Party and was a poll watcher for many years and was active in both Boy and Girl Scouts. Emmaline was secretary of the residence council at her retirement community in Carmel.
She is survived by her children, Hugh L. Henry and wife Jean of Ryland, Ky., Margaret H. Rati and husband Robert of Carmel, H. George Henry and wife Stephanie of Ellicott City, Md. and Harold W. Henry and wife Jeanne of Roswell, Ga.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Ellis of Nashville.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good News, PO Box 150, Wilmore, KY 40390, online at www.goodnewsmag.org or by calling 800-487-7784
Condolences for the family may sent to www.bittlesandhurt.com.