Jill C. Henry
Jill is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer in Illinois and Iowa. She serves families and also sees to the day to day operations of the homes.
Jill was born in Aledo, Illinois to Randall and Laurel (Willman) Dennison. She was raised on the family farm, rural Seaton, along with her brother, Brian.
Jill attended Westmer schools, graduating in 1991. She then attended North Central College, Naperville and Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Wheeling, Illinois. Jill graduated in 1993, receiving the Alumni Award.
She began working at Jinks Funeral Homes of Mercer County while in high school. Jill served her apprenticeship with Family Funeral Services. Then served families as a funeral director/embalmer there for years until returning to school for 1 1/2 years to acquire her Associates Degree from Blackhawk College. She returned to Family Funeral Services and purchased the Aledo and Viola homes in 2002.
In 2003, Jill married Brian K. Henry of Keithsburg. He is employed by the Mercer County Highway Department as foreman. In his free-time he does lawn care and maintenance at the funeral homes. They reside in Viola in the funeral home apartment. They are both active in the community with various memberships and volunteer work. They enjoy golfing, boating and spending time with family and friends.