Funeral services for Mr. John Willis “Bear” Hensley, 80, of
the Shiloh community of Jackson County, TN, will be held at 2 P.
M. on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow
in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community of
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12 Noon – 9 P.
M., and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2010, at his
He was born September 25, 1929, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Mart and Prudy Ann Hensley. He was a farmer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Companion: Jeannie Rhea Haney; 1 Step-Son: Roger Dale
Haney; and 2 Sisters: Barbie Sterry and Aline Hensley.
Survivors include 3 Sons: Willis Ray Haney, Randy Steve
Haney, and Tracey Lynn Haney, all of the Shiloh community of
Jackson County, TN; 1 Daughter: Mary Jo Haney of the Shiloh
community of Jackson County, TN; 5 Grandchildren: Ernie
Haney, Jamie Haney, Sherry Kilemon, Jeanie Dailey, and Missy
Curtis; 2 Sisters: Margaret Newman of Ashland City, TN, and
Liddie B. Thomas of Gainesboro, TN; 16 Great Grandchildren;
and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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