Etta Jean Smith Hensley

Etta Jean Smith Hensley passed away September 20, 2018.

She was born January 12, 1930 to Stephen David Smith and Nora Ellen Kaltrider, she was one of five children and was a lifetime resident of Jack County, Texas. She married Jim Edgar Hensley on November 3, 1945, to this union were born three children. 

She was a member of the Jacksboro Church Of Christ and the Lost Battalion Widows Association. 

Those who preceded her in death are her husband, son Jimmie, grandson David Landon, and three siblings — Elizabeth, Jasper and Eugene. 

Survivors include her daughter, Lanora Joslin and husband Kenny, son, Donnie Hensley and wife Linda and daughter-in-law Kelly Kidd Hensley; eight grandchildren — Chris and Kristin Joslin, Latisha and Don Larimore, Greg and Kristan Hensley, Shaun and Ashley Hensley, Ashli and Philip Montgomery, Kolton Hensley, Eric Hensley and Aimee Lerman; 10 great-grandchildren — Trinady, Zoie, Austin, Troy Don, Layla Hanna, Dylan, David, Cannon, Maci and Sophie; and sister, Florence Anderson. 

Funeral Services were held Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Church of Christ.

Those serving as pallbearers were Travis Cook, Josh Cook, Jimmy Garcia, Wes Lindsey, Ronald Fitzgerald, James Owen, Quentin Reaves and John Hensley. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Kite and Ronny Kite.

Memorials may be made to the Gladys Johnson Ricthie Library, 626 West College, Jacksboro, Texas 76458.

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