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Ruby Jean Hensley

• Feb 19, 2019 at 10:54 AM

KINGSPORT - Ruby Jean Hensley, 80, of Kingsport went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at her residence after a long courageous battle with cancer.

She worked for many years at the Kingsport Press before her retirement. Ruby was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Max “Mac” Hensley; parents, Wiley and Mary Wright; sister, Edith Hinkle; and two foster siblings, Johnny Ritchie and Sharon Hinkle.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Guy Gilbert Jr.; daughter, Angela Ball; grandchildren, Amber Ball, Lauren Ball, and Austin Ball; great grandchildren, Madilyn Ball and Colton White; special niece, Kathi Boyd; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm at Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tony Peters officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11am on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Oak Hill Memorial Park with Pastor Tony Peters officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help with funeral expense.

To express condolences to the family visit www.cartertrent.com

Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport is serving the Hensley Family.

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