Henry, Joseph "Joe" (Dalton)

Monday, November 5, 2012

Joseph “Joe” Jewel Henry, 92, of Dalton, GA, died on Saturday, November 3, 2012.

He was of the Baptist faith and had attended Victory Baptist Church. He was currently residing at NHC Nursing home in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA. He was born December 11, 1919, in Chatsworth, GA, to George Buford and Jenny Red Henry. He was a member of the Army Air Force, 26th Squadron, during WW II, serving overseas in Africa and France. Joe had been a full service cook for over 50 years in the Dalton and Chatsworth areas cooking for many of the local restaurants. He has been fondly referred to as “Mr. US Café”, being remembered as the cook there during his career. His love of cooking began when cooking in the Army Air Force and continued to cook in civilian life. He, with his wife Pauline, owned and operated several food establishments during their lifetime. They were owners at one time of Chat N’ Chew Restaurant, Wagon Wheel, and Joe Henry’s Old Fashioned Foods. He was known for his country cooking and homemade pastries. Joe continued to work cooking until he was 85 years old. His last employers were Restaurant Enterprises, operating as Café 72 within Shaw Industries, and before then, he received a 10 year recognition plaque from Dalton College, serving as cafeteria cook. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Amy Pauline Stephens Henry; his parents, J.C. (James Coleman) and Grace Chambers Henry; brothers and sister-in-law, Arthur Lee Henry, Georgia and Odis Davis, Martha Jean and Cecil Hale, all of Chatsworth; and great-grandson, Dakota Allen Huckaby of Dalton. 

He is survived by his son, Charles B. Henry of Dalton; daughter, Jo Ann H. Putnam of Rocky Face; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Tiffany and Christopher Huckaby; great-grandson, Conner Huckaby, of Rocky Face; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday, November 6 at 2 p.m. at Love Funeral Home, Dalton, with visitation Monday, 5–9 p.m. and Tuesday 12-2 p.m. Burial to follow in Murray Memorial Gardens, Chatsworth, GA. 

Our family wants to thank the nursing staff at NHC for the care he received while living there. Also thank you to the nursing staff and doctors at Hamilton Medical Center in the wonderful, compassionate care he received during the last weeks of his life. 

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge ofarrangements.


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