Henrietta J. Canopy

January 23, 1935 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 86)


Henrietta Canopy, 86, of Hopedale, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at St. Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care in Lincoln. 

She was born January 23, 1935 in Stanford to Lewis Henry and Minnie Gladys Hulvey May.  She married Dale R. Canopy on June 25, 1955 in Minier and he passed away January 3, 1991. 

Surviving are one son, Alan (Barbara) Canopy of Hopedale; one daughter, Alice Canopy of Normal; five grandchildren, Erin (William) Bailey of Canton, Nicholas (Bethany) Canopy of Pekin, Joshua (Sarah) Canopy of Peoria, Laura Canopy of Springfield, and Janelle Canopy of Nashville, TN; four great grandchildren, Brinley Meyers of Pekin, Waylon Canopy of Pekin, Maverick Bailey of Canton, and Crew Bailey of Canton. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Roberta Canopy; and one sister, Marilyn May. 

Henrietta was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. 

She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing Bingo, and was an avid spectator of her grandchildren’s sporting events. 

She was always ready to care for others, especially her family. 

Her funeral will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Living Hope Community Church in Hopedale.  Pastor Roger Springer will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will be in Orndorff Cemetery in Hopedale.  Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont is handling the arrangements. 

Memorials may be made to Hopedale Fire and Rescue. 


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