Ernest J. Hensley (84)

Grayville, Illinois
Birth: May 6, 1938
Death: May 13, 2022

Ernest J. Hensley, 84, of Grayville, Illinois, died Friday, May 13, 2022, at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. He was born May 6, 1938, in Harbor Springs, Michigan, the son of William Ernest Hensley and Helen (Campbell) Hensley.

Ernest worked as a flooring installation contractor. He was raised in Coles County, Illinois, in both Oakland and Charleston. Among his pastimes were hunting, fishing, playing guitar and listening to country music.

Survivors include son David Hensley of Kingman, Arizona; daughters Lisa (Rodney) Weedon of Fairfield, Illinois, Ina (Steve) Sneed of Grayville, Anita (Ronald) Adams, of Evansville; sisters Rose Marie Baldwin of Walla Walla, Washington, Jacqueline McKinney of Hemphill, Texas; grandchildren Joshua Hensley, Ben Weedon, Casey Weedon, Megan Hanmore, and Tempest Rodgers; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by step-grandchild Amber Adams Herron; and four brothers.

Visitation and funeral are Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Visitation is 10:30 am to noon and funeral is at 12 noon. Burial will be at a later time in East Oakland Township Cemetery in Oakland, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to Linda E. White Hospice House, Deaconess Foundation, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, Indiana 47710-9985.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel, Grayville, Illinois - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 10:30 am - 12 noon
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel, Grayville, Illinois - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12 noon
Burial: East Oakland Township Cemetery, Oakland, Illinois
Memorials: Linda E. White Hospice House, Deaconess Foundation, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, Indiana 47710-9985.
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Ernest J. Hensley, 84, of Grayville, Illinois, died May 13, 2022, at Linda E. White Hospice in Evansville, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville, Illinois.

5 thoughts on “Ernest J. Hensley”

  1. Nora HensleyHepler

    Thank you for welcoming me and my husband to your home in April 2012. John enjoyed you taking him out of the “hen pen” and out fishing. The food you cooked for us smelled and tasted great and was definitely above and beyond. You are loved and will be joining lots of Hensleys who’ve been waiting for you. Give my aunts and uncles and cousins lost my love. Enjoy the Reunion 💜❤️💜

  2. So sorry for your loss Ina. You are in our prayers and thoughts. Dave and Joyce Edwards ❤🥰🙏

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