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Mr. Wright Hensley, 85, of Thorntown, passed away May 1, 2017, at Parkwood in Lebanon. Wright was born on April 30, 1932, in Harlan, Ky., a son of the now late Rev. George and Clara Hensley.
He was married to Lena (Blanton) Hensley. She survives.
Wright worked in construction in the Muncie area. He lived in Thorntown for the past 18 years, coming from Anderson.
Survivors include his wife, Lena Hensley of Thorntown; his sons, Leon (Amy) Hensley and Melvin (Debbie) Hensley, both of Martinsville; his brothers, Olan Hensley of Fort Wayne and Lonnie (Corey) Hensley of Indianapolis; his sister, Mary (Charlie) Smith of Greenwood; his sister-in-law, Irene Hensley of Lafayette; his grandchildren, Daniel Hensley, Crystal (Tommy) Lohman, Allyson Hensley, Brittany Hensley and Andrew Hensley; and his great-grandchild, Sage Rose Hensley. Wright was preceded in death by his son, Stanley Raymond Hensley; his brother, Baylor Hensley; his sister, Ludie (S.A.) Shope; and his sister-in-law, Faye Hensley.
Family and friends will gather Saturday, May 6, for visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m., with Pastor Steve Branstutter officiating in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Wright will be laid to rest at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Bethel Tabernacle Church of God, 661 W. 400 S, Kokomo, IN 46902.
Online condolences may be made at www.strawmyerdrury.com.
Published on May 2, 2017
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