Mrs. Shirley Gail Hensley 65 went peacefully into the arms of our Lord and Savior Monday September 7,2020 at her Hohenwald home. She was born May 2,1955 in Waynesboro to the late Thomas and Modean (Crews) Luna. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her loving mother in law Mrs. Lucille Hensley.
On May 8,1971, Shirley married her best friend and soulmate Mr. Jerry Hensley and they recently celebrated their 49th anniversary. During their 49 years of marriage, Mrs. Hensley made a career of being a homemaker and raising and tending to their two beautiful children Rodney and Kristin. During quiet times she enjoyed getting lost in the chapters of a good book or heading to the mountains to take in all of Gods beautiful landscapes. Shirley was known as the rock that held the family together and loved nothing more than being surrounded by those she loved.
Mrs. Hensley is survived by her husband Jerry Hensley; Children Rodney (Kathy) Hensley and Kristin Gail Hensley; grandchildren Kaitlyn (Jacob) Etchison, Emma Hensley, Kynedie Hensley, Brianna Haynes, and Carson Hensley; great grandchildren Caroline Etchison and Grayson McDonald; aunt Carolyn Staggs; siblings Terry (Trish) Luna, Rhonda Long, and Steve (Sheryl) Luna; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation with family and friends will be held Wednesday September 9th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Pleasantville Pentecostal Church in Pleasantville, TN. Visitation will continue Thursday September 10th from 10:00 am until the time of service at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow the service at Swiss Cemetery in Hohenwald, TN. Brother Mike Tanner will be officiating with Brother Dwight Himes leading the musical selections of the day. Pallbearers will be Michael Hensley, Justin Hensley, Greg Hensley, Terry Luna, Steve Luna, and Jacob Etchison. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bobby Johnson and Sam Matteson.
While visiting or attending services for Mrs. Shirley Hensley, please consider the following guidelines: Mask are optional but please remember to:
* Maintain 6 feet between yourself and the next closest person;
* Refrain from hugs and handshakes;
* When you sneeze or cough, use your elbow to cover your nose and mouth;
* Wash your hands often;
* Avoid touching your face; and
* Minimize time spent in places where people gather.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and consideration.
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