Anita Corinne Henry died March 31 in Ajijic.
Born December 8, 1945 in Missouri, Henry attended Clarksville High School. She received bachelor of arts and master of arts degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a PhD from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. She was a life-long teacher and taught many years as a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her specialty was French language and literature. She also traveled extensively, in France, Russia, Egypt and many European destinations.
Henry moved to Ajijic in 2008. She loved and appreciated Mexico, and made many friends here. She particularly enjoyed live performances of Mexican music. In addition, she was a valued member of the Ajijic Writers Group, as well as a volunteer instructor of English at the Wilkes Center. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her son Walt Gray, IV of Los Angeles, California; her sister Reba Sue Haake King (Charles) of Corydon, Indiana; and her loving nieces and nephew Elizabeth Haake and Amy Chudzinski (Neil) of Austin, Texas, and David Haake (Holly) of Corydon, Indiana.
A celebration of her life will be held in the garden of the Nueva Posada on Saturday April 18, 4 p.m.