Mrs. Hensley was born in Johnson City, daughter of the late Glen J. and Sarah Elizabeth Kyker. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brother, Harry Kyker.
She worked for American Greetings for 39 years.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 25 years, Burkey Hensley; her daughter, Sarah J. Hensley; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Harmon Mathes; brother, Clay Kyker; mother-in-law, Faye Hensley; sisters-in-law, Cathy Kyker, Becky Hensley, Starr Shelton, and Tammy (Brian) Bowman; nieces, Beth (William) Travis, Kayla (Dylan) Edwards, and Janet Showman; nephews, Randall (LaTasha) Crisp, Robbie (Margaret) Ritchea, Aaron ( Ashton) Kyker, Jake Walden and Chris Walden; great nephews Sylar and Tillman; several great nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jean Fanning, Brian Hixon, and Richard McCamey.
A graveside service for Mrs. Hensley will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Lynn Hensley officiating. Pallbearers will be Fay Showman, Robbie Ritchea, Randall Crisp, Brian Bowman, Aaron Kyker, William Travis, and James Murzyn.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Fairview United Methodist Cemetery Fund, 2705 West Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Condolences may be sent to the Hensley family online at www.dillow-taylor.com
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Services 423-753-3821