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Sherman B. Hensley

Sherman B. Hensley Sherman B. Hensley

Sherman Bear Hensley, 93, Salem, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Born March 17, 1927, in Ewing, Va., he was the son of the late Noble Henry and Nancy Jane Ramsey Hensley.

He was a veteran of the 1504 Army Air Force Base Unit and retired from Smith Cabinet Co. in Salem.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, the former Mandy LouAnn Craig; two sons, David and Charles Sherman Hensley; four brothers; and five sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Hensley-Meredith; Robin Sprouse, whom he raised; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Friday, June 12, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 13, after 10 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

Funeral: Saturday, June 13, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery at Salem.