Hendry was born in 1918 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and educated at Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg (B.A.) and Columbia University, New York City (M.A.) She lived in Huntsville, Alabama, where she taught English and for nineteen years served as chair of the English department at Huntsville High School. In addition to her teaching, Henry was an editor with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Together with her sister, Emma Lou Diemer, she has published other works, including a Christmas cantata The Holy Child (1990).
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