Lucille Henry

Lucille Henry was born July 19, 1924 in Mule Creek, N.M. to George William and Pauline Belle (Conn) Henry. She passed away at Vista Grande Inn in Cortez on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Lucille was 88 years old.

Raised in Mule Creek, Lucille enjoyed the life that growing up on a ranch could bring. She was very musical and enjoyed playing in a band with her two brothers as they grew up. She loved playing the piano. Lucille was a longtime member of Eastern Star. She loved roses. Most especially, Lucille was known for her love of life.

Surviving Lucille are her children, Rosene Perry and Gerald of Dolores, Keith Kartchner also of Dolores, Paul Dean Kartchner of Carlsbad, N.M. and Clell Kartchner of Henderson, Texas; three grandsons, Kevin Kartchner of Dove Creek, Vernon Perry and Travis Perry both of Ohio, as well as nine other grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; her two brothers; and her only sister.

Cremation has taken place and no services are planned.

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.