Janet Lee Hensley


PORTSMOUTH-Janet Lee Hensley, 81, of Portsmouth, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at the SOMC Hospice Center. She was born June 13, 1932 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Foster and Gladys Martin Brady.

Janet retired after 29 years as a nurse's aid from SOMC, and she was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death February 17, 2006 by her husband, James Hensley, whom she married July 7, 1951 in Portsmouth, OH.

Surviving are two sons, Michael J. (Janet) Hensley of West Portsmouth, and Richard D. (Terri) Hensley of New Boston; a daughter, Dottie B. (Steve) May of Wheelersburg; a brother; Harold Edward "Eddie" Brady of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Sue Patton; four grandchildren, Steven (Karrie) May, Amy (Steve) Mershon, Richard (Kim) Hensley and Kristina (Mike) Keibler; and two great-granddaughters, Aubrey and Ava Mershon.

She was also preceded in death by siblings, William "Bill" Brady, Betty Davis and Ruth Lewis.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family under the direction of the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth.

Memorial contributions may be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201-25th St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.

Online condolences may be shared at www.RalphFScott.com.

Published in The Daily Times from May 6 to May 7, 2014