Melvina Hensley, 94, of Chapmanville, WV, was born October 7, 1926, at Dingess, WV, a daughter of the late John L. Thompson and Lilly Arnett Thompson. She went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, from her earthly residence.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tennis Hensley; one brother, Crayton Salyers; one sister, Nevada Thompson; three half-sisters: Murlin Blair, Polly Klele, and Carrie Bias; one grandson, Jeffrey Thomas; and one great-grandson, Kyle Thomas.
Mrs. Hensley was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She was a devoted Christian and had a street ministry in Logan County for 40 years, along with her late husband, Tennis, until his passing in 2010.
She is survived by two daughters: Judy Conley and Dreama Hope both of Chapmanville, WV; her grandchildren: Nicole Gorby, Larry (Stephanie) Gorby, Michael Thomas, Teresa (Jarred) Adkins, and Elizabeth (Titus) Bryant; her great-grandchildren: Mason Thomas, Tyler and Kadence Bryant, Haley Bryant, Jerry Adkins, Kaige Toney and 1 due in May. She also leaves behind a host of other dear relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Rick Conley officiating.
Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapmanville, WV.
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