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Sudie Hensley, 79, of Richmond, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017, at her home.

Born April 26, 1938, at Manchester, Kentucky, in Clay County, to John and Creasie Smith Brumley, both of whom preceded her in death, and was the widow of Henry Owen Hensley. She was a homemaker and a home caregiver and a member of the Church of God. Sudie loved children and was known to many, simply as "Granny", especially the ones that she helped raise.

Survivors include three daughters, Loretta Clines (Johnny), Janet Sue Clines (Clay), and Tonya Hensley (Phillip), all of Richmond; three sons, John Douglas Hensley, Luther Wayne Hensley, and Ronald Hensley (Cheryl), all of Richmond; three step-sons, Donnie Hensley (Marcia), Buddy Hensley (Donna), both of Lancaster, and Bobby Hensley of Paint Lick.

She also leaves two sisters, Onise Edwards and Lorene Shephard (Bruce); five brothers, Arnold, Burchell, Arcus, John C., and Luther Brumley; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Kim Morrow.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Brumley; one sister, Mildred Jones; three brothers, Jarvis, Gene, and Wintford Brumley.

Funeral service for Sudie will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Walter Brumley and Bro. George Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be James "Tut" Abner, John John Clines, Jeremiah Clines, Josh Clines, Casey Hensley, Dustin Hensley, Trenton Begley and Dylan Lucas. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn "Chopper" Hall, Keith Agee, Marty Agee, Donavan Ponder and "Fletcher".

The family would like to especially thank all the Home Health Care Nurses and Lisa from Humana and the doctors, nurses and CNA's at Baptist Health for being so kind to Mrs. Hensley.

Condolences can be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
Published on December 26, 2017
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