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Kathryn "Teensie" Beatrice Hensley

September 22, 1949 — March 29, 2019

Kathryn “Teensie” Beatrice (Ellison) Hensley, 69, of Granite City, Illinois departed this life on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Granite City, Illinois. Kathryn was born to the late Lester Nile Ellison and Ruby Delores (Bench) Ellison on September 22, 1949 in Silver City, New Mexico.

Teensie was united in marriage to Jerry Lynn Hensley on July 3, 1971 in Koshkonong, Missouri and to this union two sons were born. Teensie spent her working years as an Administrative Assistant for Mercer Insurance and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt and friend.

Teensie leaves to mourn her passing; husband, Jerry Hensley of Granite City, Illinois; two sons, Christopher Hensley of Granite City, Illinois and Jeffrey Hensley of Granite City, Illinois; two brothers, Butch Ellison and wife Betty of Salem, Arkansas and Junior Ellison and wife Shirley of West Plains, Missouri; four sisters, Ann Kish and husband Frank of Salem, Arkansas, Janice Hensley of Salem, Arkansas, Nova Morgan and husband Gene of Pomona, Missouri and Edna York and husband Joie of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister (Honey Owens), infant sister (Ruby Jean Ellison), three nephews (Larry Andrews, Jimmy Flood and Brian Flood), mother-in-law (Polly Hensley), father-in-law (Cloyce Hensley), brother-in-law (Larry Hensley) and brother-in-law (Bob Evans).  

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas with Pastor Rick Hensley officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. until time of service on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Barker Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Sturgeon Cemetery in Camp, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Ted Carter, Jeremy Stone, Barry Abney, Robert Delargy, Kenny Ellison and Evert Ellison. Honorary pallbearers are River Galbraith, Blake Hensley, Hunter Delargy, Jeremy Andrews, Brett Hanner, Ryan Hollis and Little Gary. Memorials may be made to the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

857 Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

857 Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Interment

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Sturgeon Cemetery

, Camp, AR 72520

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