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Clifford H. "Bo" Henry, Jr.

July 15, 1928 — November 17, 2021

Clifford H. “Bo” Henry, age 93, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2021, at Sacred Ground Hospice House. Bo was born in Rockford, TN on July 15, 1928. He graduated from Everett High School and Maryville College with a B.S. in Economics. While at Maryville College he served as president of his senior class and earned athletic letters in swimming, football, and basketball.

Bo’s work experience included being a teacher and principal for Blount County Schools. He served in the United States Army Counter Intelligence Division. The majority of his career was spent as a stockbroker with Paine Webber.

Bo served as a Tennessee State Representative for four terms and the Tennessee Board of Regents for fifteen years.

He served on numerous boards throughout his life and was passionate about Maryville College and the Smoky Mountain Boy Scout Council. He was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School for forty-two years.

Because of his many years of service in his community, a section of US Highway 411 is named in his honor.

Bo was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Shirley Brown Henry. Bo is survived by Stephen “Bo” Henry of Maryville, TN, Julie Henry Cabot of Fernandina Beach, FL, Jodi Henry Walker and husband, John, of Maryville, TN, Holly Henry Burkett and husband, Lee of Clermont, FL, and sister, June Henry Kinkaid of Lenoir City, TN. He was a devoted grandfather to eight grandchildren and one great-grandson who called him “Bo-Dad”!

A private family graveside service will be held at Grandview Cemetery. A celebration of Life Service will be held at Everett Senior Center on Tuesday, November 23rd at 5:00 PM followed by receiving of friends until 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sacred Ground Hospice House, 1120 Dry Gap Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918. Friends may pay their respect 9:00 AM-3:00PM Monday, November 22, 2021, at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home.

Bo will always be remembered for his zest for life!!

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Monday, November 22, 2021

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