1LT Emmett H. Henley was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/24/2015 at the age of 76.9
Yukon, OK
Flight Class 63-8
Date of Birth 02/21/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie WIlliams

More detail on this person: Emmett Henry Henley, 76, was born Feb. 21, 1938 in Okla. City, OK. He passed away peacefully at his home in Yukon, OK, on Sat., Jan. 24th, 2015. Emmett received 3 degrees from OU: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Human Relations. From 1963 to 1965 he served his country as a First Lieutenant and helicopter pilot in the United States Army in Heidelberg, Germany and in Vietnam. He won several awards for outstanding Military service. After his tour in Vietnam, he returned to Oklahoma where he worked as an Engineer before retiring from Tinker Air Force Base. He is preceded in death by his twin brother, George Mial Henley, his father, Emmett Mial Henley, his mother, George Ola Henley, and son, Scott Hooper. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Mary Jo Henley; children, Michelle Bailey, Michael Henley, Steffani Johnson and Kristel Mowdy. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Matthew Bailey, Daniel Bailey, Amber Koons, Ashley Copeland, Garret Bellah, Kerstin Bellah, Rhiannon Steeds, and Chloe Steeds, as well as 7 great grandchildren. Viewing Wed., Jan. 28, 9 am - 8 pm. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 29, 2015, at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon, OK, with interment following at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Okla. City, OK. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association .Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 28, 2015

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