May 25, 2013 3:43:40 PM
Rita Fay Henry graduated May 11 from the University of West Alabama, where she received a Masters of Science degree in counseling psychology.
She is the daughter of Ollie James Smith Sr. of Columbus and the late Earline B Gillespie. She is the mother of Leslie M. Henry, a 2012 graduate of Jackson State University.
Henry is currently employed with Columbus Municipal School District as a home school liaison and hopes to be employed as a certified therapist. She is a member of Southside MB Church, where she is a youth dance ministry leader and on the Ladies of Leisure Tennis Team.