Evelyn M. Hensley, 79, North Manchester, went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2019.
She was one of 13 children born to Oscar S. and Florence M. (Helser) Barton on Sept. 23, 1939, in Warsaw. On May 21, 1957, she married William R. Hensley. He later passed away on Jan. 10, 1987.
She was a woman with 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 especially enjoyed every minute with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her faith in the Lord was one that was never shaken.
She 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; a sister: Shirley Winkler, North Manchester; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, six brothers, and five sisters.
Friends and family may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Christian Fellowship Church, 1002 E. SR 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 St., North Manchester, IN 46962.