Gloy B. Richardson Henry

October 1, 1925May 13, 2018
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Gloy B. Richardson Henry went to be with the Lord on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018 at 11a.m. with family at her side.

Gloy was born in Sherman, Texas on October 1, 1925 to Robert Randell Richardson and Maude Spencer Richardson. She graduated from Sherman High School. Gloy married Lloyd C. Henry August 3, 1943. They were married for 56 years until his passing in 1999.

She is survived by daughters Dianne Henry Stiff and husband Jim, and Robbie Henry Auten and husband Sid; “adopted” daughter Gail Ringness (who she adored);5 grandchildren, Amy Derden Oates, Dawn Derden, Paige Hudgins Schwartz, Heather Auten Rumsey, and Holly Auten Smith; step-grandson Sterling Stiff; 6 great-grandchildren, Madison Rumsey, Katelyn Rumsey, Savannah Schwartz, Piper Schwartz, Lydia Smith, and Carter Smith; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends

She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers John Richardson and Tom Richardson; and sister Marie Cleary Payne.

Gloy was very active in MHMR of Texoma for many years and all the clients called her “Grandma”. She delivered back pack meals to the elementary schools for their weekend meals. She had such a devotion for helping in the community. Gloy had a wonderful 92 years and will be missed by so many. She loved all her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren dearly.

There will be a visitation and viewing Wednesday, May 16 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Bratcher Funeral Home.

Services will be held at Trinity Methodist Church where she was a member, Thursday, May 17 at 1:00pm. She will be buried next to her husband Lloyd C. Henry at West Hill Cemetery following the service.


  • Robert Randell Richardson, Father
  • Maude Richardson, Mother
  • Lloyd C. Henry, Husband
  • Dianne Henry Stiff & husband Jim, Daughter
  • Robbie Henry Auten & husband Sid, Daughter
  • Gail Ringness, Adopted Daughter
  • Amy Derden Oates, Grandchild
  • Dawn Derden, Grandchild
  • Paige Hudgins Schwartz, Grandchild
  • Heather Auten Rumsey, Grandchild
  • Holly Auten Smith, Grandchild
  • Sterling Stiff, Step-grandson
  • Madison Rumsey, Great Grandchild
  • Katelyn Rumsey, Great Grandchild
  • Savannah Schwartz, Great Grandchild
  • Piper Schwartz, Great Grandchild
  • Lydia Smith, Great Grandchild
  • Carter Smith, Great Grandchild
  • John Richardson, Brother
  • Tom Richardson, Brother
  • Marie Cleary Payne, Sister
  • Gloy also leaves many nieces, nephews, and dear friends to cherish her memory.

  • Ben Foytik
  • Dudley Markham
  • Randy Cherry
  • Mike T. Walker
  • Kenneth Rolen
  • Phillip Shaffer
  • Jerry Hatfield
  • David Harrod


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 17, 2018

Gloy B. Richardson Henry

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Roland Umphrey

May 19, 2018

To Holly Auten & Dr. Kyle Smith, & the family of Gloy Henry, our hearts ache for you & your family in the loss of your grandmother. It is with immeasurable sadness and with deepest condolences to you & your family from me & my family to learn of her passing. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate her life. Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Roland & Nancy Umphrey, Allecia McLeod

Glennda Ramos

May 16, 2018

Jim Cleary & Family,

Extending our most heartfelt sympathy to you and your beautiful family. May all of the sweet memories of your Aunt Gloy bring you and your family solace at this time.

From all of us,
Air Exchange, Inc.

Nancy Trainor

May 16, 2018

Heaven is rejoicing to welcome our Gloy ! Such a sweet lady that always was Happy to see Christmas caroling at her house & share it by calling Dawn to share her joy!

Ethel Lizarraras

May 15, 2018

Dianne and Amy so sorry for your lost. Gloy was a very special person and she will be missed by all her family and friends. Amy I remember the bag I made for her with all the names everyone called her. She left all she knew with lots of special memories.

Jill Spencer

May 15, 2018

She was always so sweet, loving and fun to talk with!!!!
Gloy we love you and will miss you dearly 💖

Jill (Jennings) Spencer