Reverend Gene N. Henn

Reverend Gene N. Henn

February 15, 2022, 85, Fremont –

Reverend Gene N. Henn, 85 of Fremont went to his heavenly home Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at his home.

A homegoing graveside service will be held Friday, February 18, 2022 at noon at Norview Gardens in Norwood, North Carolina.  The family will receive friends following the graveside service at the home of his son, Phillip Henn and wife, Holly at 4479 Plank Road in Norwood.

Reverend Henn was born in Illinois on March 20, 1936 to the late Henry and Christine Curtis Henn.  Reverend Henn was a member of United Pentecostal International Church where he pastored several churches including ones in Rocky Mount, Waukegan, Illinois and served as Associate Pastor in LaPorte, Indiana.  He was the minister of the gospel for over 50 years and will be deeply missed by all.

He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 68 years, Bettie Henn; three sons, David Gene Henn and wife, Glenda of Indiana, Reverend James Matthew Henn and wife, Beverly of Louisiana and Phillip Andrew Henn and wife, Holly of Norwood, North Carolina; one daughter, Beth Ann Taylor and husband, Jimmie of Fremont; two brothers, Lee Henn of Indiana and Larry Henn of Illinois; three sisters, Nancy Dagg of Alabama, Linda Bigley of Illinois and Patty Carder of Illinois; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Reverend Henn was preceded in death by his two sons, Timothy Paul Henn and Steven Joe Henn.

The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.