Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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MacArthur “Butch” Henry

Born: 3/3/1942

Died: 6/14/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

MacArthur “Butch” Henry, 62, of McAlester, Oklahoma, passed away June 14, 2004, at the Choctaw Nation Health Care Center in Talihina, Oklahoma. MacArthur was born March 3, 1942, in Talihina to Roosevelt and Lula Thompson Henry. He attended school at Jones Academy and graduated from Chilocco Indian School.

MacArthur married Henrietta Osceola in 1964 in Sherman, Texas. He worked as a plate maker for Princeton Packaging Co. of Dallas, Texas. He was a member of the First Indian Baptist Church in McAlester and enjoyed gospel singing.

Survivors include his wife of the home; sons, Joey Henry and wife, Brenda, and Michael Henry, all of Florida; daughters, Maria Wilson and husband, Dewayne, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, and Helena Henry of Florida; grandchildren, Russell Wilson, Christina Wilson, Erik Wilson, Ayze Henry, Nauthkee Henry, Ko’Oshee Henry; brother, Cordell Henry of Clinton, Oklahoma; sister, Joann Bruner of Lawton, Oklahoma; several nieces, nephews and other family and friends.