OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
611 Janssen Avenue, P.O. Box 317, Mena, AR
Grace Louise Hensley
Published: February 13, 2013
Mrs. Grace Louise Hensley, age 88, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at her home. She was born December 28, 1924 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Frank Lewis and the late Claire Louise Block Lewis. She was united in marriage to the late William A. "Junior" Hensley. She worked for Arkla for many years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was active in the community and particularly enjoyed the Friday Afternoon Ladies Luncheon. Grace was a loving sister, aunt and dear friend and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by: sister: Donna Kralicek and husband Elmer of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; nieces and nephews: Steve Phillips and wife Kathy of Mena, Arkansas, Philip Hensley and wife Tracy of Mena, Arkansas, Mitzi Peters of Mena, Arkansas, Cindy Buchanan of Mena, Arkansas, Randy Kralicek of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Robert Kralicek and wife Karen of Tulsa, Oklahoma, David Kralicek and wife Martha of Russellville, Arkansas; sister-in-Law: Peggy Phillips of Mena, Arkansas; numerous precious grandnieces and nephews who were dear to her heart and many other great-grandnieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Claire Lewis, her husband, Junior Hensley, a daughter, Sharon Hester, a sister, Helen Swigger and a brother, Charles Lewis.
Funeral services will be Friday, Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Mena with Reverend Lance Jones officiating. Interment follows in Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday evening, February 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brian Hensley, Brad West, Tate Mendoza, P.T. Plunkett, Hunter Johnson, Roy Ferguson, Ian Sullivan, and Brad Renick. Honorary pallbearers are Randy Kralicek, Robert Kralicek, David Kralicek, Bob Carver, Perry Walker, Bill Plunkett, and James Dale Smith.