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Ollie Grace Hensley

Ollie Grace Hensley, age 91, 477 Little Bald Creek Road, Erwin, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014, in the Center on Aging & Health, Erwin. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Blankenship Hensley. Miss Hensley retired in 1990 from Morrill Motors after twenty-five years of service. She attended Southside Freewill Baptist Church. Other than her parents, Miss Hensley was preceded in death by a brother, Conley Hensley, in November of 2000; a sister, Mabel Hensley in 1984; a nephew, Gerald Davis and a brother-in-law, Reverend Verno Davis.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, a sister, Gaynell Davis of Erwin; one nephew, Reverend R. J. Davis and wife, Darlene of Erwin; five nieces, Verdie Sanders and husband, Ed of Hendersonville, NC; Evelyn King and husband, Terry of Erwin; Gwendolyn Davis of Erwin and Anita Calvert and husband, Greg of Hampton; Sandra Edwards and husband, Kenneth of Shippensburg, PA; several great nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 P. M. to 7:00 P. M. Thursday, October 16, 2014, from the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service being held at 2:00 P. M. Friday from the funeral home chapel. Reverend Kevin Laws and Reverend Rodney Deyton will officiate. Music will be provided by Sally Price and Inez Chandler, organist. Terry King will serve as honorary pallbearer. Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Committal service will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

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