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Debra Diane (Harris) Hensley

Debra Diane (Harris) Hensley, age 58, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center.  A native of Erwin, Debra is the daughter of Hazel Marie (Bowman) Harris and the late Harold Eugene Harris.   She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed taking care of people.  She loved her grandchildren.  In addition to her father, Debra is preceded in death by one grandson, Tristan Harris.

In addition to her mother, Debra Diane (Harris) Hensley leaves behind to cherish her memory:

Husband of 29 years: Johnny Earl Hensley;

Sons: Timothy Harris,

Christopher Paul Chandley and wife, Amber;

Daughter: Haley Hensley and husband, Brandon;

Grandchildren: Ryker Harris,

Kirstyn Chandley,

Caleb Chandley,



Great-granddaughter: Anastasia Chandley.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Debra Diane (Harris) Hensley in a funeral service to be held at 8:00 pm on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Valley Funeral Home.  A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 6:00 pm and will continue until service time on Friday, December 20, 2019.  A graveside committal service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 21, 2019, in Evergreen Cemetery.  Those attending will meet at Valley Funeral Home by 10:30 am on Saturday, December 21, 2019 to go in procession.  Pallbearers will be notified.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at  HYPERLINK “” or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Debra Diane (Harris) Hensley through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.