Irene Ensley

May 25, 1926December 5, 2017

Irene McCoy Ensley passed away December 5, 2017 at the age of 91. She was born to the late Ferd McCoy and Nell (Butcher) McCoy in Matewan, West Virginia on May 25, 1926, growing up as a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia. Irene married John W. Ensley in Richmond, Indiana on November 14, 1952, and together lived all over the country, from Florida to California, eventually settling in West Warwick, Rhode Island in 1977. Irene is survived by their daughters Karen Holder, Barbara Williams, son Randall Ensley, grandchildren Kristen Walker, Kathryn Holder, Roman Ensley, Adam Ensley, Ariel Williams, and great-grandson Ezra. She is also survived by her step grandchildren, Kara Dewberry and Kim Kirtland. Irene loved nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren. Irene was predeceased by her husband, John, Brother Leonard McCoy, sister Lorraine Boylan and Sister Pauline Vealey. To commemorate Irene's life, a graveside service is scheduled for Monday, December 11th at 11AM in Elm Grove Cemetery, Greenmanville Avenue, in Mystic, Connecticut. To leave an online condolence, please visit


  • Graveside Service

    Monday, December 11, 2017


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Henry Vinson JD

December 11, 2017

I am sorry to hear about Irene. I have fond memories of her. My heartfelt condolences to all.

Henry Vinson, JD


December 11, 2017

My heart goes out to you for your deep loss you must be feeling for your beloved Irene. So sad to lose someone so loved and needed. May you find comfort in prayer and in one another. - (Jeremiah 29:12,13)

December 9, 2017

Barbara,my condolences on the loss of your mom.

Tom Locarno

Mary Porter-Price

December 9, 2017

Dear Pam, Randall, and Family,
So sorry to read of the passing of your mother. Only God knows the grief one feels when he/she loses his/her mother. Please know that I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. I am sure that your mother and father are smiling down on their family that they have left behind.