Henrietta is the mother of two authors, Theia Turner-Smith and Harry James Turner. She works with prison ministry of the Christian Ministers Missionary Baptist Church, is the Chaplain of the Plaquemines Parish Detention Center. She also teachers at her church and does the work of a missionary. Henrietta likes to witness to the lost when opportunity allows. She is married to Pastor Theodore Turner, Jr., Mt. Olive Baptist church of Boothville, LA. They have three sons and one daughter.