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Leona Dale Hensley

February 24, 1927 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 94)


Leona Dale Hensley, 94, of Liberty passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

A native of Shelby, NC, she was the wife of the late Melvin Roosevelt Hensley and the daughter of the late Elmer Howard Dale and the late Mary Elizabeth Rainey Dale. She was a retired employee of Kayser-Roth Hosiery and a member of Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Rose Hensley May; grandchildren, Donna K. Cheek and her husband Wayne, Bobby Keith May and his wife Whitney, Jeff May and his wife Michelle and Michael May and his wife Shannon; 13 great- grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Brightwood Church (300 Brightwood Church Road, Gibsonville, NC 27249) by Pastor Ricky Cox and Pastor Jerry Flood.


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October 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Chapel
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215

Funeral Service
October 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Brightwood Church
300 Brightwood Church Road
Gibsonville, NC 27249

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