Ms. Faye P. Hensley, age 91, of Johnson City, passed away on February 7, 2014 at Governors Bend Assisted Living in Erwin, TN.
Faye was an Erwin native and a daughter of the late Arthur Garfield and Polly Elizabeth Forbes Phillips. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband of 58 years, James H. Hensley, Jr.; one sister, Pauline Phillips; and one daughter, Polly Porter.
She was a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Class of First Christian Church. Faye was also a member of the East Tennessee Ex-Prisoner of War Chapter.
Survivors include: one daughter, Rebecca Hensley, of Johnson City; four grandchildren, Jamie Hensley and his wife Bonnie, Benjamin Shepard and his wife Jen, Jessica Rogers and her husband Tracey, and Paul Shepard; and two great grandchildren, Hudson Hensley and Ryder Clay.
The family of Ms. Faye Hensley wishes to extend a special thank you to the Unicoi County Hospital Medical/Surgical Unit and Governors Bend Assisted Living, Amedisys Home/Hospice Care and special friends Paula King, Morgan Jenkins, Delores Shook, Judy Moss and Lucy for their love and care.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: Governors Bend Assisted Living, 1631 Zane Whitson Drive, Erwin, TN 37650-1211.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.