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OBIT: Mrs. Barbara Hensley

Mrs. Barbara Hensley

Mrs. Barbara Hensley, age 61, a homemaker of South Carthage, was found deceased by her husband at the kitchen table at their Cumberland Cove Drive home about 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. She was pronounced dead on arrival at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E. R. in Carthage at 6:15 a.m. Sunday morning June 2, 2019 following an apparent fatal heart attack.

Her pastor, Bro. Frank Bratcher, officiated at the 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon June 5th funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Circle Park at the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

The oldest of seven children born to Dorothy Bell Baker Manier Leach who now resides in McMinnville and the late Wade Douglas Manier who died at the age of 66 on July 5, 1984, she was born Barbara Ann Manier in Gainesboro on September 27, 19567 and was reared in the Granville Community.

Mrs. Hensley was a member of the 1976 class of Smith County High School.

Two siblings preceded her in death, Hilda Mai Manier died June 8, 2003 at the age of 44 and Mark Anthony Manier died December 30, 1973 at the age of 8.

Mrs. Hensley was a member of the Carthage First Freewill Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her mother is her husband, Carthage native Benton David Hensley; four siblings, Debbie Manier and Wayne Manier both of Woodbury, Sherry Manier Lawson of McMinnville, Ricky Manier also of Woodbury; many close friends.