MARION, Ill. — Eva Gene McHenry, 96, of Marion, formerly of the Buncombe community in Johnson County, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday at Marion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Marion.
She formerly owned and operated Ragsdale’s General Store in Buncombe, and had served as Buncombe postmaster.
She was a member of Buncombe United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Fairbanks of Marion; one son, Robert McHenry of Goreville; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis McHenry; one granddaughter; one sister; and four brothers. Her parents were Herbert and Dora Ragsdale.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 320 E. Walnut St., Suite A, Carbondale, IL 62901; or the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung, Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959.