Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

January 14, 2014

Cletis Hensley Jr.

CROSSVILLE — Jan. 15, 1946―Jan. 7, 2014

Cletis Ray Hensley Jr., “Junior,” 67, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 7, 2014, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 9 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was  in Tom Garrett Cemetery in Byrdstown. Bro. Billy Nelson and Bro. Don Gulledge officiated.

He was born Jan. 15, 1946, in Byrdstown, the son of Cletis Ray Sr. and Creola Moles Hensley. He was a hardworking man who worked many years at J&K Sheet Metal as well as a mill worker at Rose's Sawmill. He was also a devoted member of Lawrence Chapel Church of God of Prophecy where he was loved by everyone.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Hensley of Crossville; daughters, Teresa Smith and her husband, Jerry, of Crossville and Tammie Logan and her husband, Richard, of Cookeville; son, Tracy Hale and his friend, Angie, of Crossville; sisters, Ledell Woody and her husband, Kenneth, of Crossville, Urell Brookhart of Union, OH, and Sue Hammond of Smyrna; special sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jackie and Wallace Beaty of Byrdstown; and eight grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Howard; and brothers-in-law, Tommy Howard and Dan Brookhart.

Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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