Emma Henley

Emma Jean Henley

1952 - 2021

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Obituary of Emma Jean Henley

Mrs. Emma Jean Henley, age 68, of Sewanee, Tennessee passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 following over a twelve year illness. Born May 19, 1952 to the late J.D. and Norma Jean Yates, Emma had devoted her life to her family and the christian faith, serving her Lord Jesus Christ. She had been a Sunday school teacher and loved participating in the vacation bible school program for many years. She enjoyed singing, cooking and crafting gifts for others in her spare time. Emma was a loving wife and mother who will forever be missed dearly. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Randy Yates. Survivors include her husband of fifty years, Mickey Henley; two children, Simon Henley and Camie Henley; three sisters, Martha Sue Payne, Madeline “Carol” (Billy) Koger and Nancy (Carter) Puttman; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, Facebook friends and church family. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no services are scheduled at this time, however the family plans to hold a memorial service to be announced at a later date. Online memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net. Arrangements made by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle, Tennessee.