Freddy Hensley, 85, and Lucienne “Lucy” Hensley, 90, both entered into rest on January 27, 2011 just four hours apart. Freddy passed away in San Francisco prior to his wife’s death four hours later; Lucy passed away in Modesto. Freddy was born on August 9, 1925 in Clarksville, Oklahoma and Lucy was born on October 28, 1920 in France.
Mr. and Mrs. Hensley are survived by their sons David Hensley and Alfreda of Manteca and Joseph and Marilyn of Manteca. They were blessed by 5 grandchildren; Andrew Hensley, Brianna Hensley, Joseph Hensley Jr., Jason Hensley and Jordan Hensley. They have 3 beautiful great-grandchildren; Makayla Hensley, Logan Hensley and Alison Hensley.
Freddy was a veteran of the United States Army proudly serving his country for 3 years. They both were members of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church where Freddy was involved with the Knights of Columbus receiving his 4th degree Knight title. Freddy was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved the Oklahoma Sooners. While Freddy enjoyed his football, Lucy enjoyed taking care of her family. She was a devoted wife always making sure her boys were happy and everyone was fed as the house was kept tidy. They both loved traveling around the world together enjoying places like Hawaii. Lucy had a contagious giggle and Freddy was the rock of the family. They both had wonderful values and morals which were passed down to their boys and grandchildren. To remember Lucy and Freddy is to remember them for their love and devotion that they shared together for 65 beautiful years.
Mr. and Mrs. Hensley’s services were handled by P.L .Fry & Son Funeral Home of Manteca. They will both be laid to rest at Sacramento Valley Nation Cemetery in Dixon, CA. on Feb. 16, 2011. An online guest book is available for condolences to the family at www.plfryandson.com search obituaries.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011