Anna ‘Little Tizzy’ Marie Henry

A celebration of life will be held on a future date for 59-year-old Anna “Little Tizzy” Marie Henry of Baldwin, Illinois, who passed away at 11:34 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at her residence.


She was born September 6, 1963 in McLeansboro, Illinois to Max Oren and Mary Lou (nee Rainey) Ethington, Sr., who both preceded her in death.


Anna married Bruce Henry on September 29, 1995 in Chester, Illinois; he survives in Baldwin.


She is also survived by a daughter: Laura Conway of Baldwin, Ill.; two grandchildren: Dominic Voudrie and Layla Macke; four siblings: Maxine Parker of Centreville, Ill., David (Robin) Ethington of Baldwin, Brenda (Rex) Conway of Cutler, Ill., and Jennifer Carle; a sister-in-law: Nancy Ethington of the state of California; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


She was also preceded in death by a son: Pete Sparling and two brothers: Robert “Rufus” Ethington and Max Oren Ethington Jr.


She had worked at Spartan Light Metal in Sparta, Illinois for the past seven years. Before then, she cleaned houses in the Sparta and Coulterville area.


Anna enjoyed the small town life and taking rides on country roads. She enjoyed working in her garden and tending to her roses, baking cookies and looking for yard sale to explore. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and she always took the time to really talk to people.


A celebration of life will be held at a future date.