Kenneth Edward Hensley

Kenneth Edward Hensley, a son of the late Robert & Martha H. Hensley,  passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  He was born on Wednesday, April 5, 1939 at 145 Hensley Farm Rd., Evington, Va, the same farm where he was raised and lived most of his life.   He was a graduate of New London Academy and attended Business College. Kenneth was General Manager of Newport News Operations in Hotel Management for 20 years and Pastor of Fellowship Church; Vice President of World Missions Fellowship and a member of both State and Federal Foster Parent Associations.  He enjoyed helping others, farming, reading, music and all church related activities.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, William, Herbert, Shirley, Curtis, Ray and JT; his sisters Lois Goodman, Elsie Boley, Virginia Gay and Penny Hensley.

Surviving is his wife, Mary; daughter Tina McCurry and husband Jeff; two grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Agnes Anderson & Christine Burley; a special nephew, Sammy Hensley who took care of him in his later years;  numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating.  Interment will follow in Vaughan- Hensley Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Sunday, May 29, 2022,  from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm prior to the service. 

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.