Bernice Marlowe Hensley

November 26, 1914 - January 4, 2011
Bernice Marlowe Hensley

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Bernice Hensley, 96 of Hendersonville died Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Eliza Lancaster Marlowe and wife of the late Charles Nathaniel Hensley who died in 1982. She was also preceded in death by two sisters Pauline Searcy and Edna Jackson; and three brothers Thomas, Foy and Ben Marlowe.

She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church which she had attended for 93 years.

Surviving are her daughter Henrietta Sain and husband Hal; sons Dan Hensley and wife Dottie and Don Hensley and wife Gail; one sister, Sue Justus; six grandchildren April Jones and husband Tony, Lisa Moody and husband Darren, Christian Sain, Darby Easler and husband Brent, Stephanie Manka and husband Jeff, Emily Shuler and husband Dustin; ten great-grandchildren Tucker and Tyler Jones, Tyler Moody, Logan and Jake Easler, Harrison, Haley and Benjamin Manka, and Riley and Zachery Shuler.

A funeral service will held at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 8, 2011 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Rev. Phillip Capell will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

Memorials may be made to Refuge Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 36, Dana, NC 28724, or to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Saturday, January 8, 2011
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • January 06, 2011
    Elizabeth Pressley Hill says:
    Don and Hensley family: My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. May our gracious God be your source of peace as you remember the love and joy your mother gave you. I will pray for you.

  • January 06, 2011
    KMart Pharmacy says:
    We are so sorry for the loss of Mrs.Hensley we are here for you if we can do anything we are all here for you. Andrea, Matt, Janice and Cindy

  • January 06, 2011
    Peggy and Buck Anderson says:
    Don and family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • January 06, 2011
    Mary V. Ashe says:
    Henrietta & Hal - My sincere sympathy on the loss of your Mother.

  • January 07, 2011
    Theresa Damore says:
    Dan & Dottie & Family: You are in my thought & prayers in your loss. She lived a long life and you have many memories. May the Lord wrap you in his arms and guide you thru these days. God Bless You, Theresa