Morris Nelson Hensley, 81, passed away on April 23, 2021. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
Morris was born on June 18, 1939 to Lessley “Landon” Hensley and Kate Ella Jones Hensley in Roger Mills County in Oklahoma. He graduated from High School in Roger Mills County in 1958 and then he traveled performing custom harvesting. Morris then enlisted in the United States Army in 1960 eventually retiring as a First Sergeant after 22 years of service. After the Army Morris worked in work in Civil Service while going to college at Central Texas College earning his associates degree. He liked gardening and woodworking in his spare time. He loved being with his family and friends and Morris was known for always putting others before himself and his great sense of humor.
Morris Nelson Hensley was preceded in death by his parents, Landon and Kate Hensley; his sister Lanella Hensley.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Frances Hensley; his son, Stanley “Ray” Hensley (Tanya Hensley); his stepson, Lewis Woodell (Jimmy Noble); his stepdaughter, Dena Fogle (Brandon Fogle); his grandchildren, Brenna Hensley, Hayden Fogle, Addie Fogle and Jonathan Tripp; his brothers, Wilbur Hensley and Marvin Hensley; his dog, Missy.
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