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Joann Fox Hensley, age 70, of Marion, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at her home. Born and raised in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Fanny Webb Fox. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Betty Hampton; brothers: N.J. Fox, Thurman Fox, Daryl Fox, Thomas Fox, Leroy Fox and Lewis Fox, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Wanda Louise Moss Hensley. Joann was a fun-loving person and enjoyed working jig-saw puzzles. She adored her husband, children and grandchildren and will forever live on in their hearts.
Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 53 years, Conno Hensley of the home; son, John Lewis Hensley of Burnsville; niece, Janie McCurry, who Joann loved as a daughter; sister, Rita Hensley (William) of Burnsville; brother, Billy Joe Fox (Lorean); grandchildren: Jennifer, Samantha, Carolyn, Lukas, Brittany, Christopher, Selena, Layla, Deven, Austin and L.J.; 15 great-grandchildren and two on the way. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Joe Miller will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in the Sims Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Yancey Funeral Services to help with expenses.