June 5, 1943 - December 9, 2020
Jimmy Lewis Hensley, 77, of Woodleaf, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Born in Rowan County on June 5th, 1943, he was the son of the late John Lewis Hensley and Dorothy Safriet Hensley. Jimmy graduated from West Rowan High School in Mt. Ulla and Salisbury Business College in Salisbury. He retired from Martin Marietta after over 20 years as an office manager. He was a faithful member of Cleveland First Baptist Church where he served as an usher, Sunday School teacher, Adult VBS teacher and served where he was needed. As a member of the Woodleaf Civitan Club he served as President and Secretary. As a young boy and later as an adult Jimmy was a faithful Cleveland Indians fan. He also loved American Legion Baseball and West Rowan Falcon Football. In addition to his parents Jimmy was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Eugene Hensley. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 years, Pamela Murph Hensley of Woodleaf; son Aaron Eugene Hensley and wife Keren Sanderony Hensley; grandson, Ryan Eugene Hensley and granddaughter, Nicole Eve Hensley all of Savannah, Georgia; sister, Brenda McIntosh (Dale) of Woodleaf; brother, Michael Hensley (Sarah) of Salisbury; special uncles, Jake Safriet of Harmony and Dink Safriet (Tammy) of Salisbury. The funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Cleveland First Baptist Church. Pastor Kestler Ruth will conduct the service. The family ask those that wish to attend the service in the sanctuary to wear a mask. Others may drive in and listen to the service on the radio or watch the livestream on Facebook. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Bread Basket Ministry c/o Cleveland First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 325, Cleveland, NC 27013. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Hensley family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Jimmy Lewis Hensley, 77, of Woodleaf, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Born in Rowan County on June 5th, 1943, he was the son of the late John Lewis Hensley and Dorothy Safriet Hensley.... View Obituary & Service Information
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