Henry C. Grier

Henry C. Grier

August 10, 1946 – August 31, 2020


Henry Clayton Grier was born August 10, 1946 to Laura Lee Grier and Robert Grier in Morris Station, Georgia.  He was the eldest of 10 siblings.  He was baptized at Morris Baptist Church at an early age.  Henry received his education at Morris Rural School and Kaigler Training School prior to integration.

As a young adult Henry moved to Omaha, Nebraska where he resided for over 50 years and considered his home.  It was in Omaha, Nebraska where he met and married Katie Kent for 28 years.  All together they had a family of three sons and two daughters.

Henry worked for Lewis Sol Engineering installing and repairing HVAC systems before he retired.  Henry was a hard worker, who loved to create mechanical devices, spending time with family, friends, and going FISHING.

Henry transitioned on August 31, 2020, at Immanuel Hospital.  He was preceded in death by his father Robert Grier; his brother, Willard “Wim” Grier; grandson, Robert Kent Jr.; stepson, Mitchell Kent; and wife, Katie Kent-Grier.

To cherish his memories are son, Nathaniel Kent (Rose); stepson, Robert Kent (Tyuanna); daughters, Joy Timothy (Anthony), and Nicole Lawson (Tevi) of Omaha, NE; his mother, Laura Lee Grier of Georgetown, GA; 4 sisters: Ruby Grier of Georgetown, GA, Linda Petway of Zebulon, NC, Anna Edwards of Ft. Valley, GA, and Laura A. Grier of Laurel, MD; 4 brothers: Robert Grier Jr. (Mary), Willie O. Grier (Oddie) of Eufaula, AL, James A. Grier of Albany, GA, and Floyd Grier of Augusta, GA; 18 grandkids; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Saturday, September 12th from 9am to 11am, at the West Center Chapel followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 11am.  Memorials will be directed by the family.

To view a live broadcast of the Funeral Service, go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the View Live Service button on the homepage.



  • Rose Brown Posted September 3, 2020 5:40 pm

    Rest In Peace Henry. You will be missed. Blessings and love to the family.

  • Joy L Timothy Posted September 4, 2020 9:39 am

    Dad … I So Hope U Rest In Peace.. I Wish You Could Of Met Your Great Grandchildren They Are Some Awesome Little People 🥰💖🥰 I Really Don’t Have Awhole Lot To Say @ The Moment… But Jus Know You Will Be Missed And Tell My Mama How Much I Love And Miss Her 💞😔😓💞 Luv Your Daughter Joy Lynn Timothy (๑˙❥˙๑)

  • Clifford and Ruby Swain sr Posted September 8, 2020 10:48 am

    To the family so sorry to hear about your loss.he was a great friend of mine for over 30 years I will miss him. may the Lord give the family comfort. Today and in Future.

  • Robert Kent Posted September 10, 2020 7:58 pm

    You truly will be miss by your family’s and tell my mom and brother and my son Hello and trying missing them all. Aka Boot

  • Chekela Whitcomb Posted September 12, 2020 7:28 am

    Uncle Henry my Birthday day twin! I will cherish every memory and will never forget that big smile and all the laughter! You will truly be missed love you!

  • Gilbert Humphry Posted August 25, 2021 10:19 am

    Great man indeed, I know about from reading this blog. May your soul rest In Peace Henry. Dale’s

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