Rosa Lee Henry

October 22, 1943 - December 31, 2022


Obituary For Rosa Lee Henry

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Rosa Lee Henry on December 31st, 2022.

The funeral service will be 12 PM Noon Saturday, January 7th, 2023 at New Arbor Community Church 1150 Arbor Chapel Road Warm Springs, GA 31830. Rev. Michael Jackson, Eulogist.

Public viewing will be from 3 to 7 PM on Friday the 6th at Sewell Mortuary.

Rosa Lee Henry was born October 22, 1943, to the late Mr.
James Bray, Sr. and Mrs. Lela Mae (Trammell) Bray in
Durand, Georgia.

Sister Henry accepted Christ as her Savior with Arbor
Chapel United Methodist Church in Stovall, Georgia where
she served as a faithful member who truly loved the Lord until
her health declined.

Rosa Lee Henry graduated from MCT High School in Manchester. She retired from
Sherwood Packaging and Wal-Mart in LaGrange, Georgia where she served dutifully at
both for several years until she retired. In her leisure time, she enjoyed serving on the
church administrative board and finance committee, testifying before God and
gardening. Sister Henry enjoyed helping others and spending time with her children and

Earlier in life while dressed in corduroy, Rosa Lee Bray met the love of her life Ralph
Henry, Sr. in Durand, Georgia. It was love at first sight and they were joined in holy
matrimony for the past 58 years.

Rosa leaves to cherish her memories a loving husband, Ralph Henry, Sr., and four
beautiful children, Melissa Henry, Audrey (Michael) Geter, Ralph “Lil Ralph” Henry,
Jr., and Kimberly Henry; her grandchildren, Roderick (Tareishia) Henry, Felicia Henry,
Keldrin Henry, and Elena Stovall; her great grandchildren, Moriah Phillips, Fernando
Phillips, Jr., Kylie Henry, and Kennedi Henry; her siblings, Curtis (Josephine) Bray,
Bobby Lee (Annette) Bray; and sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces, family and

She was preceded in death by her father, James Bray, Sr. and mother, Lela Mae Bray;
sisters, Jerlene Manning and Martha “Sister” Francis Ridley; brothers, James “J.B.”
Bray, Jr. and Leroy Bray. And a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews, and family and



6 Jan

Public Visitation

03:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
7 Jan

Funeral Service

12:00 PM

New Arbor Community Church 1150 Arbor Chapel Rd Warm Springs, GA 31830 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 01/07/2023

  • 01/07/2023

    My sincere condolences to the entire family, Auntie Rosa Lee Henry, as I called her was always so sweet and kind and her loving and caring spirit could always be felt. May you rest well in heavenly peace. Love Yolanda and Gabby Bray

  • 01/07/2023

    Condolences to Mr. Ralph Henry and Family.

  • 01/06/2023

    Kim, I never was able to meet your mother but I feel that I knew her spirit from the family gatherings you would tell me about on the farm. What wonderful memories of the fun times you shared with your extended family. It takes a special mom and dad to create a good family. I am so sorry to hear about your mom passing but glad you have all the remembrances and inherited wonderful qualities from her. Sheila

  • 01/06/2023

    My condolences to Ralph and the Henry family. May God comfort you in this time. Virginia, Mattie and the Mullins family.

  • 01/06/2023

    My prayers and condolences goes out to the entire family and friends ,may God bless each of you.

  • 01/06/2023

    My condolences to the Henry Family from the Malcolm/Lynn Families. You are in our prayers.

  • 01/05/2023

    To the the Henry family from t To the Henry family from the geter family we love you all never met a family that we connected and the love we share together may your mother rest in peace heaven has gain a angel a good one rest in peace Rosa Lee you never be forgotten love you all from the bottom of our heart sending our condolences

  • 01/05/2023

    May Rosa Lee rest in eternal peace. Always Trust in God during your hours of loneliness and cherish her precious memories to ease your pains. Blessings to the family! Yours in Christ, Joanne McKee Pharr, Johnny McKee, Kimberly and Patsy Walker

  • 01/05/2023

    Condolences goes out to Ralph Henry and Family. May angels surround her. May the Lord be provide solace , peace, and comfort to you all. Bless you, Shelby Jean Hall and family.

  • 01/05/2023

    When I first met my mother in law I felt she wasn't too keen on me but overtime we became very fond of each other. The most memorable moment we shared was one Sunday while she was getting ready for church she told me with a big smile on her face "you're alright with me, take care of my son". R.I.P my sweet Mother in- Law Rosa Lee

  • 01/05/2023

    Sending my condolences to the family she was such a sweet lady and will be greatly missed.

  • 01/04/2023

    My deepest regards to the family during your loss

  • 01/04/2023

    May God give your family the strength you need to endure your loss. Remember all the good times you spent with Mrs Henry and it will help you get through this difficult time. Carolyn Williams & Family

  • 01/04/2023

    Heartfelt prayers and love in the loss of Rose💔❤️❤️ Jenevia Flowers Cameron

  • 01/04/2023

    Kim, you have my condolences on the loss of your mother. No words can adequately replace the grief you feel but I am praying for you and your family's peace during this time. Marsha Sinyard

  • 01/04/2023

    To Kim and Family: My condolences, you all are in my thoughts and prayers, may God bless.

  • 01/03/2023

    Our condolences to Ralph Henry and family on the loss of your loved one. Rest in peace Rosa Lee. The Reese family. Charlene, Gladys ,Virginia and Charles.

  • 01/03/2023

    My condolences to the Henry family...Rosa Lee was missed from Arbor for many duties she administered to Us due to her health... Such a Beautiful and Humble woman.. RIP...Rosa Lee...🕊

  • 01/03/2023

    To Ralph and the Henry family sending my sincere condolences and prayers to you.

  • 01/03/2023

    A gracious woman of God blessed beyond measure. She was a warm,kind and Christian-hearted child of God. RIP

  • 01/01/2023

    Rest In Peace Ms.Rosa

  • 01/01/2023

    My condolence too the family of Rosa Lee. We were joined together as a family by marriage. And it is a wonderful bond. Please know that we loved her very much. Such a sweet lady. My prayers are with you all.🙏❤️

  • 01/01/2023

    My memory would be always being happy and excited to see my auntie and her family as a child and as a adult. I love you and will always remember you aunt Rosa ❤


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    Our Thoughts and Prayers Are Always With The Family. Love, The Ruffins

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    5 Trees were planted in memory of Rosa Lee Henry - January 06, 2023

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