Samantha Arlene Maren Henney, age 63, passed away at her home on Sparrow Hawk Mountain in Tahlequah, OK on February 2, 2017. She was born on July 20, 1953 to Westray "Weck" Henney and Verna Ruth Henney (nee Tombrink; later Peterson) and grew up in the Chicago, IL area. She graduated from Elmwood Park High School in 1971. After her father's retirement in 1972, she moved with her family to Anna Maria Island, FL. There Samantha worked as a fashion coordinator and model, completed a Licensed Practical Nursing degree, and then worked as a nurse counselor at a Bradenton, FL OB/GYN medical practice for 14 years. She completed a PhD degree in Holistic Health and, after her mother's passing in 1999, she moved to join the Sancta Sophia Seminary Community in Tahlequah. She was preceded in death by her parents, and step-father Roger B. Peterson of Bradenton, FL.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Sparrow Hawk Village Community Building.
Published on  February 27, 2017