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Belle Hensley

Aggie Belle Hensley, 85, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

Belle was born April 28, 1934 in Aaron, MO, a daughter of Seymour Melvin and Stella May (Gregg) Gragg.  On July 3, 1952 in Warrensburg, MO, she married Donnie William Hensley Sr. who preceded her in death on May 21, 2008.

She was a member of the Broadway Baptist Church.  Belle worked as a nurse’s aide for over 22 years with a big part of that being with Bothwell Regional Health Center.  She loved traveling with her husband Donnie, and they made many trips together.  Belle enjoyed crocheting, reading, camping and fishing.  She loved spending time with all of her family that she was blessed to have.

Survivors include four children, Donnie William Hensley, Jr. of Warsaw, MO, Debbie Sue Berry (Robert) of Warsaw, MO, Marsha Marie Schrader (Michael) of Sedalia, MO, Christopher Lee Hensley of Kansas City, MO; 10 grandchildren, Kenneth N., Daniel Lyn, Rachel, Cheryl, Cathy, Robert Berry Jr, Theresa, Michelle, Christina and William; 16 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Hazel Norma Callaway (Bob) of Quincy, MO.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Lee Hensley and his wife Clara; one infant daughter, Theresa Mae Hensley; two infant granddaughters, Marie Ann and Stacey Jean Hensley; two brothers, James Ralph “Whitty” Gragg and Homer Gragg; one sister, Gladys Marie Mullens, two half-brothers, Melvin Gragg and Roy Gragg; one half-sister, Arnetta Dee Tabor.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia, with burial to follow in the Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Warrensburg.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Crossroads Hospice.
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