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Irene Hensley

February 26, 1924 — May 27, 2020

Irene Hensley

Irene Hensley, 96, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2020 in Bryan, Texas. The last surviving sibling of the Glass Family, Irene was born February 26, 1924 in Iola, Texas to parents, A.W. & Tessie Glass. She lived in Iola her entire life, and it was in Iola where she laid the foundation for generations of family members to be raised and become lifelong residents themselves.

Irene was a devoted fan of every one of her grandchildren’s sports teams. She attended many games for the Iola Bulldogs and A&M Consolidated Tigers, as well as several college teams. She also enjoyed gardening and crocheting and absolutely loved having all of the neighborhood children play in her yard.

Irene was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, John W. Hensley; granddaughter, Celeste and all of her siblings. She is survived by children, Carolyn Mallett (Larry) of Iola, John Hensley (Darcy) of Iola and Joan McKown (Mike) of Iola; grandchildren, Chad Mallett (Kelly), Greg Mallett (Casey), Shane McKown (Shayanne), Lori Bay (Jeff), Tricia Walther, Brandi Kurtz (Kevin) and Anthony Hensley (Kelly) and great-grandchildren, Cassie & Garrett Mallett, Shaylee, Shelbee & Shanynn McKown, Luke & Laynie Bay, Sheridan & Tyler Walther, Kallie & Klayton Kurtz and Ella Pierce, Holland & Mills Hensley.

Funeral services for Irene will be held 2 P.M., Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas. Bro. Dale Evans & Bro Tim Owens will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Pankey Cemetery near Bedias, Texas. A brief visitation will take place prior to the service from 1 P.M. to service time.

Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation

Saturday, May 30, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Madisonville Funeral Home

, Madisonville, TX 77864

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Service

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Madisonville Funeral Home

, Madisonville, TX 77864

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