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Obituary - Mary Anne Studdard Hensley

Mary Anne Studdard Hensley, age 78, of Athens, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native of Sweetwater, Tenn., and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie Gladys Latham Studdard. She was District Deputy for U.S Congressman Bill Brock. She also was the Manager for Employment Security for the State of Tennessee and co-owner of Coleman Glass Company. She also owned and exhibited Tennessee Walking Horses. She was preceded in death by her husband Hal Darrell Hensley (August 30,  2012), daughter Kelly Underdown and  sister Jenny Fitch. 


Survivors include two sons and and daughter-in-laws: Keith and Carrie Hensley of Athens, Kevin and Teresa Hensley of Athens; one sister: Peggy Dupes of Sweetwater; grandchildren: Nathan Hensley, Hunter Hensley, Noah Hensley, Brian Underdown, Brent and Mack Underdown, Cody Hensley, Angela Alvarez and Brandi Hensley; great-grandchildren: Jasmyne Hensley, Hayden Long, Brady Robinson, Sophia Alvarez, Jonah Hensley and Piper Hensley.


A memorial service will be Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 4:00PM in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral. The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00pm before the service. 


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Red Cross.                                                                                                                                            

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Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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