Coach Thomas Caldwell Henry
Coach Thomas Caldwell Henry, 73, Brandon, died Dec. 4, 2019 at his home. Mr. Henry was born Dec. 23, 1945 to Enoch Arden Henry and Irva Lee Caldwell Henry. A native of Batesville, he was raised in Crystal Springs. He graduated from Mississippi College, Clinton, and earned three Master’s degrees. He began his career as an educator and coach in Pike County before moving to Brandon where he served as Assistant Principal and the defensive coordinator for the high school football team. He later served as Head Principal of Pelahatchie High School and a consulting administrator for the Rankin County School System until his retirement. A memorial service was held Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. at Brandon First United Methodist Church. Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland was in charge of arrangements. Survivors are his wife, Judy, of Brandon; son, Josh Henry of Brandon; daughter, Kristen Wade and husband Jonathan of Florence; sister, Carolyn and husband Doug Bieniek of Montgomery, Texas; brother, Bill Henry and wife Carole of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and three grandchildren.