Originally created 07/18/02

Mr. Roy Hensley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Roy Forrest Hensley, 86, husband of Mrs. Frances Jernigan Hensley, of Augusta, entered into rest Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at the Westwood Nursing Home, Evans. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2002, in the Westover Memorial Park Cemetery, Augusta, with the Dr. Gene Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service. Mr. Hensley was born in Augusta, April 27, 1916. He is the son of the late Roy F. Hensley Sr. and LenaSprouse Hensley. He was a member of the In Focus Baptist Church in Evans. He was an active golfer for many years. He served as a layleader in his church while living in Brandenton, Florida, and was involved in area churches in Augusta as well. He was a retired Real Estate Broker and owner of Hensley Realty Company. He was a past member of the Augusta Country Club, Augusta Lions Club, and the Augusta Board of Realtors. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son and daughter-in- law, Forrest Mallory Hensley, Sr. and Susan Strain Hensley; his daughters and son-in-law, Mrs. James (Bonnie)Brooks and James Edward Brooks Sr., Mrs. Pamela Long, and Mrs. Susan Norvell, all of Augusta; stepchildren, Mrs. Carol Ann Boody, Portland, Maine, Mr. Harry Jernigan, III, Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Mr. Frank Hundley Jernigan, San Francisco, California; ten grandchildren; ten stepgrandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and fourteen stepgreat- grandchildren; one brother, Luther Hensley, Augusta; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be James Brooks, Jr., Forrest Hensley Jr., Roy Ryan Brooks, Jason Hensley Long, Matthew Farmer, Peter Franklin III, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Alzheimerâs Association, 1899 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904. Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem, Georgia

The Augusta Chronicle July 18, 2002