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
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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