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Gladys Crumpton Hensley

December 19, 1926 — December 3, 2023

Burlington

Gladys Crumpton Hensley

Gladys Gertrude Crumpton Hensley, 96, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at Rosser Star Family Care Home. She was born on December 19, 1926 in Caswell County to the late George Washington Crumpton and Emma Lee Belton Crumpton and was the wife of 65 years to the late Howard Lyndo Hensley who passed in September 2020.

Gladys retired after 29 years with Burlington Industries. She was a member of Lighthouse Bible Church, was a former choir member at Faith Bible Chapel and Altamahaw Baptist Church. Gladys enjoyed painting, making baskets, sewing, going on bus trips, and playing Rook with her friends at Cedar Ridge until midnight.

She is survived by her son, H. Dwight Hensley and wife, Debbie; grandchildren that she adored, Harold Huffines, “Jr.”, Michael “Taylor” Hensley, Nic Ingle and wife Shanda, and Kelly Ingle; great grandchildren, Braxton Uhl, Lily Uhl, Dayne Uhl, Anna Claire Ingle, Jackson Ingle and Janie Ingle; and several nieces and nephews. Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Hensley; parents, George and Emma Crumpton; a daughter, Carolyn Marie Massey Jordan; and siblings, Ruby Chambers, Ida Collie, Aaron Crumpton, Roy Crumpton and Hurbert “Buck” Crumpton.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the nurses and caregivers at Springview Nursing Home for their loving care and support that was given to Gladys during her stay with them, and to the staff at Rosser Star Family Care Home, for their loving care, compassion and treating her like family, and the hospice nurses for their support and care that was shown to Gladys. Thank you all so very much from the Hensley family.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Josh House with the burial to follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45pm Thursday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lighthouse Bible Church, 1013 W. Webb Ave., Burlington, NC 27217 or to AuthoraCare, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
 
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Visitation

Thursday, December 7, 2023

12:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Thursday, December 7, 2023

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