She was born June 21, 1922 in Greene County to Ralph and Leo (Stump) Newsom.
She was a homemaker, she and her husband had a dairy farm.
Ilene is survived by her husband of 69 years, Emil McHenry, Worthington; one son, Willis Dean (Martha) McHenry, Worthington; daughter, Karen (Randy) Firestone, Worthington; five grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Wollam; Shelly (William Scott) Husing; Scott (Vicki) McHenry; Megan (Dane) Perigo; Malea Firestone; six great grandchildren, Robert Wollam, Wesley Wollam, Jordan McHenry, Tyler McHenry, Lauren Husing and Paxton Emiry Perigo; three brothers, Donald (Maxine) Newsom, Linton; Ralph (Saundra) Newsom, Brazil; Orval (Sarah) Jasonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Lucille Barrett.
Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Worthington Cemetery, Bro. Paul McHenry officiating.
Arrangements by Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Worthington Chapel.
Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com.