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Obituary – Vivian Henry




Vivian Henry, 97, of Naples, Fla., passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Avow Hospice in Naples. Mrs. Henry and her late husband Woodrow Henry, Sr., owned and operated Camp Bobbin Hollow in Amherst, Mass, one of the premier riding camps for girls in this country for over twenty years. The camp attracted girls from all over the world.

She also operated Bobbin Hollow Stable, where she bred, raised, trained and showed champion American Saddlebred and American Morgan horses. These horses were winners at most of the major shows including the World’s Championship Horse Show in Louisville, Ky., and the Morgan Grand National in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Mrs. Henry was preceded in death by her husband Woodrow Henry, Sr. and four brothers. She is survived by her daughter Marsha Henry Shepard and her husband Bill Carrington of Shelbyville, Tenn.; one son, Woodrow Henry, Jr., of Naples, Fla; three grandsons, Richard Shawn (Kylee) Shepard, Granby, Mass.; Christopher Scott (Ashlea) Shepard, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Charles Chandler Henry; one granddaughter Lark Rene Henry, Naples, Fla.; three great-grandchildren, Isabelle & Jordyn Shepard, Granby, Mass., and Cruz Shepard, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and one brother Clifford White, Granby, Mass.

The family requests no flowers. Cremation was chosen and no services are planned. Memorials in Mrs. Henry’s name may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whipporwill Lane, Naples, FL  34105 or the charity of your choice.

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