Funeral services for Karen Mullis Henry, 64 of Swainsboro, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Price officiating. Interment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Chapman Funeral Home. In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, the 6’ rule was enforced during the visitation and service. She passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at University Hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Karen Mullis Henry was born February 3, 1956 in Dublin to the James Mullis and Willa Joy Dixon Mullis. She drove a bus for 20 years, nine of those years with Emanuel County Board of Education. She was a “Mana,” not a “Nana,” to her grandchildren. Mrs. Henry enjoyed fishing and cooking, and she was a member of New Beginnings Worship Center. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ricky Mullis.
Survivors include her husband of 10 years, Robert Henry Jr. of Swainsboro; son, Michael Crosby (Sabrina) of Hephzibah; daughters, Alecia Clements (Casey) and Mikayla Mitchell, both of Swainsboro; step-son, Steven Henry of Baxley; step-daughters, Crystal Henry of Montrose and Heidi Henry of Stillmore; sister, Jamie Sewell (Stephen) of Thomson; grandchildren, Ashlyn Crosby, Kaleigh Crosby, Colby Sanchez, Johnnie Sanchez, Taylor Shaw, River Clements, Bentley Mitchell, and Brody Marks; eight step-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were Tyler Davis, Skylar Henry, Josh Walker, Larry Henry, Travis Akridge, and Chesley Dixon.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.