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Wright Hensley, 85, of Thorntown, passed away May 1, 2017, at Parkwood in Lebanon.
Wright was born on April 30, 1932, in Harlan, Ky., the son of the late Reverend George and Clara Hensley. He married Lena Blanton. She survives.
Wright worked in construction in the Muncie area. He lived in Thorntown the past 18 years, coming from Anderson.
Survivors include his wife Lena Hensley of Thorntown; his sons, Leon (Amy) Hensley and Melvin (Debbie) Hensley, all 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, 2017, 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.
You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign his online register and leave a personal message.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Bethel Tabernacle Church of God, 661 W. 400S, Kokomo, IN 46902.
Published on May 2, 2017
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