Evelyn Hensley, 79

Evelyn M. Hensley, 79, North Manchester went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2019.

Evelyn was one of 13 children born to Oscar S. and Florence M. (Helser) Barton; she was born Sept. 23, 1939, in Warsaw.

On May 21, 1957, Evelyn married William R. Hensley. He passed away on Jan. 10, 1987.

Evelyn had an enormous heart who would help anyone at any time and had an open door policy. She enjoyed shopping, word searches and spending time with her church family. She epically enjoyed every minute with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her faith in the Lord was one that was never shaken.

Evelyn will be remembered by her sons William R. Hensley Jr., North Manchester, Kenneth E. Hensley, North Manchester, Paul A. Hensley, North Manchester, and Ronald (Angie) Hensley, North Webster; two daughters Pam Simmons, North Manchester, and Rhonda Allen, Silver Lake; asister Shirley Winkler, North Manchester; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, six brothers, and five sisters. 

Friends and family may call Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Church, 1002 East State Road 114, North Manchester. Funeral services will begin at the conclusion of the calling. Pastor Jacob Good will officiate and burial will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 Beckley Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231 or Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

McKee Mortuary handled arrangements. Condolences may be sent at

Posted on 2019 Mar 29