Lou Vern Hensley

November 8, 1935 - September 19, 2018

Visitation Location: Roush Funeral Home

Visitation Hours: Saturday, September 22 (12-2PM)

Service Location: Roush Funeral Home

Time of Service: Saturday, September 22 (2PM)

Lou Vern Hensley, 82, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on September 19, 2018, at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston, WV.

She was born on November 8, 1935, in Cedar Grove, WV, daughter of the late George S. Johnson and Martha Ellen Terry Johnson.

Lou was a member of the Ravenswood Freewill Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Jackson County Democratic Women’s Club, and the Hallmark Club in Parkersburg, WV. Her grandchildren were very special to her, each having a special nickname. Another joy in her life was her sewing, quilting and ceramics.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Kenneth E. Hensley, Sr.; children, Cindy Melton (James), and Kenneth E. Hensley, Jr. (Brenda); grandchildren, Leah Coiner (Dave), Racheal Hensley, and Neil Hensley; great grandchildren, Gavin Cooper and Charlie Coiner; brothers, George Johnson, Elmer Johnson, Bill Johnson, Butch Johnson, and Mike Johnson; sister, Betty Dolin; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Debbie Boggs.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 2:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Pastor Chris Skeens officiating. Private burial will be held at Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Saturday, September 22, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Special thanks to Dr. Chouieri and the nursing staff, Nikki, Callie, Taylor, Samantha and Joe, at SICU for mom’s excellent care.

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