Harold Glenn Henley passed away May 9, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Scurry County, Texas, to Thomas and Mamie Henley. He graduated from Ira High School in 1944 and served in the Army during World War II.
He met and married Joan Saunders in January of 1948 and they spent the next 18 months living on the river as river riders at Black Gap in Big Bend Park. After farming in Scurry County and two years in Garden City, he and Joan moved to Stanton in 1961 and remained there for 39 years.
He farmed, ranched and enjoyed roping for many years and always loved a good horse and good rain. He married Zelda Cline in May of 2000.They had 12 years of fun and dancing.
Harold is survived by his wife, Zelda; daughters, Linda Chapman (Hal) of Terry, Miss., Connie McMorries and Judy Leary (Pat) of Midland; son, Puncher Henley (Brenda) of Stanton; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Katherine Minnick (Andrew) of Lubbock.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Joan; and sister, Louise Poston.
Visitation will be Friday, May 11, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Compass Hospice, 602 South Main, Big Spring, Texas 79720.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com