Hensley, Brian Keith (2008)

Obituary of Brian Keith Hensley ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Brian Keith Hensley, age 23 of Havelock, NC, passed away Thursday September 18, 2008 at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern, NC.  A native of McDowell County, Brian was born March 18, 1985.  He was a loving husband and father who lived to love and provide for his family.  He enjoyed surfing and skating in his free time.  Preceding him in death was a brother Eric Hensley and an aunt Debra Drury.

Left to cherish Brian’s memory are his wife Michelle Jones Hensley and daughter Erica Hensley of the home; parents Todd Parker and Donnie Branch Parker of Newport; one brother Dusty Parker and wife Misty and their son Grayson Parker of New Bern; sister-in-law Fallon Hensley and her daughter Taylor Hensley of Morganton; maternal grandparents Dean and Margie Branch of Marion; paternal grandparents Perry and Janice Parker of Elm City; paternal great grandparents Benny and Leola Price of Elm City; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

A funeral service was held Sunday September 21, 2008 at 3:00 pm in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Ray Stockton officiating.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at the funeral home.

Interment was in Murphy’s Chapel Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Erica Hensley College Fund 176 Radford Lane Newport, NC 28570.

Westmoreland Funeral Home  is assisting the family with arrangements.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 24, 2008 Volume 14 #38