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Magdalene Hensley

Magdalene Hensley, age 89, Flag Pond, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the John son City Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Waco and Bonnie Norton Hensley. Mrs. Hensley was a member of Sweetwater Church of God. She was a homemaker.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons: Gerald and Lee Herman Silvers; one brother, Cullen Hensley; one sister, Nora Harris and step-father, Hamon Hensley.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, one son, Stanley Silvers and wife, Beverly; one daughter, Buryl McIntosh and husband, Tommy, all of Flag Pond; one brother, Cellon Hensley and wife, Jennalee of Erwin; three grandsons, one granddaughter, six great grandchildren and one great-great grandson; several nieces also survive.

A graveside service was held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in the McIntosh-Hensley Cemetery, 109 Thunder Creek Road, Flag Pond. Reverend Craig Shelton officiated. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Hensley family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Hensley family. (423) 743-1380.