Miriam L. (Burket) Henry

April 25, 1924 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Miriam Henry Obituary

     Miriam L. (Burket) Henry, 99, of Martinsburg, formerly of Bedford, passed away on February 17, 2024 at the Village at Morrisons Cove. She was born on April 25, 1924 in Jacks Corner; daughter of the late Earl S. and Kathryn (Creps) Burket. On July 31, 1948 at the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren, she was united in marriage to Kenneth F. Henry; he preceded her in death on April 27, 1995. 

     Miriam was a graduate of Smith School. She completed classes in Music Directing at Juniata and Manchester Colleges. Miriam owned and operated Deepwood Gallery in Bedford, opening in 1972. She was a caregiver, hospice volunteer, and part of the United Service Organization during WWII. Miriam enjoyed swimming, reading, and collecting Indian pottery. She was a member of the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren, where she enjoyed Choir and Church Program Directing and was part of the Women’s Fellowship. 

     Miriam was preceded in death by her sons, Barry and Brad; great-grandson, Derek; and 2 brothers. Surviving is grandchildren, Sonya Cuomo (husband, Shawn), Justin Henry, Jenessa Henry, and Jevin Henry; great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Selina Cuomo, Aydan, Evin, and Ava Henry, Sidney Fout, Tirese Gardner, and Caroline Henry; and great-great grandson, Kaydan Henry.

     Friends will be received on Monday, March 4, 2024 from 3:00PM until the 5:00PM Celebration of Life Service at the Stone Funeral Home in Woodbury; Rev. Jerry McCuller officiating. 

     If so desired, Memorial Contributions in Miriam’s name can be made to Heifer International, Bedford County Humane Society, or Camp Blue Diamond.

Arrangements by Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.; Woodbury.


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Receiving of Friends
March 4, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
114 Main Street
Woodbury, PA 16695

Celebration of Life
March 4, 2024

5:00 PM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
114 Main Street
Woodbury, PA 16695


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