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December 11, 2012

Shirley M. Henness

The Daily Star

---- — Shirley M. Henness

PITTSFIELD — Shirley M. Henness, 68, of Pittsfield, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born the daughter of Alsada Phinney. She married Theron Henness on May 1, 1967, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Shirley was a lifelong resident of Pittsfield and was a member of The Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses.

“Growing up you could not have asked for a better mother. She made some mistakes, but who hasn’t in this life, but you always knew she loved you. She was an independent woman and knew what she wanted and went after it. She will be greatly missed and no one can ever replace her. She is in a better place, free from pain and strife. We all love and will miss her dearly.”

Shirley leaves behind her husband, Theron; sons, Charles, Anthony, Richard, Dustin; and daughter, Shirley; mother, Alsada Phinney; sisters, Della, Barbara, Lois, Alsada; her brother, Gary; grandchildren, Joe, Charles Jr., Heather, Robert Henness and many others, Great grand children; Savannah Wilson, Brittney and Hailey.

She was predeceased by her brother Vernon and her son Bob.

A private memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be sent to the Henness family at PO Box 264 Morris, NY 13808 and to Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.