Funeral services for Mr. Donald Lewis Hensley, 79, of
Bloomington Springs, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on
Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Double
Springs Cemetery in Putnam County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12 Noon –
9 P.M., and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Hensley passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at
Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born June 29, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, to the late
Martin Lewis and Sarah Margaret McBroom Hensley. On
October 31, 1949, he was married to Toyetta Mitchell
Hensley, who survives.
He was a factory worker in the automotive industry, and a
member of the Bloomington Springs Church of Christ. He also
served in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Daughter: Kelly Dawn Hensley; and 4 Brothers: Bill, Ebert,
Carl, and Roy Hensley.
Survivors include his Wife: Toyetta Mitchell Hensley of
Bloomington Springs, TN; 3 Sons: Daniel Lewis Hensley of
Cookeville, TN, Donald Wayne Hensley of Bloomington Springs,
TN, and Barney K. Hensley of Cookeville, TN; 2 Daughters:
Joan Gail Hensley Shillinglaw of Franklin, TN, and Kimberly Ann
Hensley Philbrick of Naples, FL; 2 Brothers: Doyle Hensley of
Cookeville, TN, and Bobby Hensley of Bloomington Springs, TN;
7 Grandchildren: Blue Matthew Hensley, Brandy Lynne
Hensley, Candace Noel Kegeris, Drew Spurlock, Sarah
Catherine Shillinglaw, Logan Shillinglaw IV, and Madison Clare
Philbrick; and 2 Great-Grandchildren: Addilyn and Grayson
Bro. Paul Fox and Bro. Raymond Hensley will officiate at the
Pallbearers: Blue Hensley, Drew Spurlock, Logan
Shillinglaw III, Kenneth Hensley, Charles Hensley, and Bill
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