Jo Hensley, 78

Jo Ann Hensley, 78, North Manchester, passed away on Nov. 5 at 9:55 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born on Aug. 25, 1935 to Oscar Snowden and Florence Mazel (Helser) Barton, in Wabash County.

She married Herbert Leonard Hensley on May 15, 1962. He died July 5, 1980. She worked for Controls Company, North Manchester for 25 years.

Jo is survived by three sons, Jeff (Kathy) Hensley, Mike Hensley, and Leonard Hensley II, all of North Manchester; seven daughters, Vickie Hensley, Westmoreland, Tenn., Revonda Hensley, North Manchester, Norma Drudge, North Manchester, Yvonne Cox, North Manchester, Debbie (John) Burke, Roann, Judy (Jeff) Duhon, Lake Jackson, Texas, and Sheila (Kevin) Sorg, North Manchester; two sisters, Shirley Whitaker, North Manchester and Evelyn Hensley, North Manchester; 22 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 West, North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Calling hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

Memorials may be made to the Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.

Posted on 2013 Nov 07