Faye Hensley

Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Faye Hensley, 95, of Elizabethton, entered the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Faye was born in Carter County to the late Reece Hill and Hattie Street Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Hensley; a sister, Madge Campbell; her brothers-in-law, Darrell Campbell, James M. Hensley Jr. and Paul Treadway; and a sister-in-law, Helen Hensley.
Faye attended Hampton High School and was the oldest member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church. Faye was lovingly known as the “Dumpling Lady” for her wonderful chicken and dumplings.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Tony Hensley and wife Christine, and Mike Hensley and wife Kim; one grandson, Gary Scott Hensley and wife, Theresa; great-grandchildren, Cody Hensley and Dustin Hensley; step-great-grandsons, Brent McClain and wife Heather, and Cody Honeycutt and wife Nichole; step-great-grandchildren, Kaylee Honeycutt and Jayda McClain; one great-great-grandson, Cameron Hensley; and a sister-in-law, M. Marie Treadway.
A service to celebrate the life of Faye Hensley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, in the Chapel of Peace, Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Pastor Vic Young and Dustin Hensley officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 10 until 11 a.m. Friday, prior to the service, or at the home of Mike Hensley at other times. The graveside service will follow in the Mountain Home National Cemetery beginning at 1 p.m. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church Youth Group at 118 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, TN 37658. Words of sympathy and kindness may be sent to the family at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is serving the Hensley family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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