Wade    Franklin    Hensley,    Sr.,   61,    of     Whitleyville,
Tennessee,  passed  away  on  Thursday,  March  11, 2010,  at
Cookeville  Regional  Medical  Center  in  Cookeville,  TN.   The
family  has  chosen  cremation.  A  graveside  memorial  service
will be  held at the Keith - Bilbrey Cemetery in the North Springs
community on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at 1 P.M.

He  was  born  October  28, 1948, in Jackson County, TN, to
the  late  
Cordell  and  Roxie Richardson Hensley.   He  was
married  to  
Gaile Kernell Hensley,  who  survives.  He  was  a
heavy  equipment  operator,  and  a  member  of  the Church of
Christ.

In  addition  to  his parents,  he  was  preceded in death by
1
Daughter:  
Melissa Young;   1   Sister:  Syble Stafford;  and  1
Grandson:
Chance Campbell.

Survivors   include   his   
Wife:  Gaile Kernell Hensley  of the
North Springs community of Jackson County, TN;
1  Son: Wade
Hensley, Jr. of Macon County, TN;
2  Daughters: Sharon Beaty
and   Sheila  Smith,  both  of  the  North  Springs  community  of
Jackson County, TN;
1  Brother: Eddie Hensley of Gainesboro,
TN;  and  
2  Sisters:  Virginia  Hines  of  Gainesboro,  TN,   and
Maggie West   of   Gainesboro,  TN.  
10  Grandchildren and 2
Great-Grandchildren
also survive.
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