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Arthur General Hensley

December 1, 1934 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Arthur Hensley Obituary

On Sunday, January 28, 2024, Arthur General Hensley of Morristown, TN, was ushered into the presence of Jesus. Arthur was 89 years of age. He was loved by family and friends. Born in Wallins Creek, KY, he was one of thirteen siblings. He played high school basketball and football as a fierce but fair competitor. He was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan. He would marry his high school sweetheart, Virginia Howard, on June 30, 1956, and moved to Detroit, MI. He retired from Cadillac Motors in 1991 and relocated to Morristown, TN. Arthur loved his Savior Jesus Christ and was committed to attending church as a joyful worshipper. He and Virginia attended Compassion Church in Morristown where he served as an usher and greeter under Pastor Travis Mills. He was a man of the Word and loved his daily devotional time in scripture and prayer. Arthur was known as a kind, considerate and gratuitous man. He was a peaceful man who never said anything negative about others. He was spoken kindly of by everyone. He was a model servant of Christ and served everyone he knew equally. He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Howard) Hensley, daughter Kimberly (Hensley) and Timothy Teague; grandsons Bradly and Chantiell; Joshua and Natalie, and two great-grandchildren, Isabella and Braedon. He is preceded in death by Raymond Hensley, Mildred Hensley (Norris), Alfreda Hensley (Justice), Joy Hensley (Middleton), Jewel Hensley (Kerce) and baby Martha Ann Hensley. Arthur’s surviving siblings are: Ruby Hensley (Simpson), Ernest Hensley (Joan), Fred Hensley (Shelva), Matraca Hensley Lee (Robert), David Hensley (Donna), and Robert Hensley (Brenda). The family will receive friends from 9:30 am till 11:00 am on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at Westside Chapel, 3521 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy, Morristown, TN 37814. The funeral service will be at 11:00 am with Pastor Timothy Teague officiating with several pastors assisting. A private graveside service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to The Compassion Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 1, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 1, 2024

11:00 AM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

Graveside Service
Friday
February 2, 2024

10:00 AM

Donations

Compassion Church
520 kidwells ridge rd, morristown TN 37814

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