OBITUARY

Wilma Jean Hensley

July 9, 1940July 9, 2021
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Wilma Jean Sams Hensley, 81, was welcomed into eternal life with the Lord on Friday, July 9, 2021 her 81st birthday with family by her side. A Celebration of Her Life will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Ave. Burial will be in Roberta City Cemetery with the Elder Dan Bryant officiating.

She was born in Roberta, Georgia to the late Joseph Alton and Lyda Beeland Sams. She was preceded in death by her husband of eighteen years, Fred Hensley as well as her brothers, Joseph Sams and Terry Sams and sisters, Betty Ryals and Marie Melton. Wilma was of the Primitive Baptist Faith. She was retired from Robins Air Force Base as a parts chaser for the C130 after twenty-eight years of service.

Wilma did not have biological children but had nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews that she considered her own. After her retirement, Wilma loved to travel with her close friend/brother Morgan and spending time with family. Wilma loved being outside and was very active in her retirement life. Wilma survived kidney cancer in 2004 but did not let it slow her down. She was a very strong and caring woman and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her brothers, Morgan Sams and Lynn Sams, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono has charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her brothers, Morgan Sams and Lynn Sams, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 13, 2021

  • A Celebration of Her Life

    Wednesday, July 14, 2021

  • Interment

    Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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Wilma Jean Hensley

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Russell Davidson

July 13, 2021

I worked with Wilma in C-130’s. She always would bring a smile to your face.

A very loving and caring lady.

Robert E Starley

July 13, 2021

When I was young, she would take me dancing at the DAV on Houston av. on Friday nights. I always had a good time dancing with her. I will miss her smiling face.

Gail Lassiter

July 12, 2021

Morgan and Lynn
So sorry for your great loss. Wilma was dear to all of us and will be greatly missed.

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