Judy Rae Hensley, 73, passed away at 12:59pm on Friday, May 25, 2018, at her residence. She was born on December 1, 1944, in Granite City, the daughter of the late Paul and Ida Mae (Oram) McBride. She married James Lowell Hensley on April 23, 1966 and he preceded her in death on August 20, 2007. Survivors include four daughters and a son in law: Gale and Andy Schell of Corbin, Kentucky, Judie Ann Hensley of Cecilia, Kentucky, Jennifer Finney of Collinsville, Rebecca Hensley of Dayton, Ohio, fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, three sisters and two brothers in law: Margie and Edward McQuade of Carlyle, Illinois, Paula and Lowell Burton of Caseyville, Illinois, Karen Birchler of Lubbock, Texas, two brothers and sisters in law: Dennis and Patti McBride of Granite City, Randy and Sue McBride of Granite City, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.
Judy was formerly employed as a cashier at Meijer. She then worked five years and H & R Block prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Farmersville, Ohio Chapter #155 of the Order of the Rob Morris Chapter #98 of the Eastern Star in Fairview Heights. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother: Terry Leonard McBride.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Riverbend.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 10am until time of funeral services at 11am on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights. Dr. Jim Kerr Will officiate.
Visitation for Mrs. Judy Rae Hensley will be held on Saturday after 12:30 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.
An Eastern Star Service will be held at 1 PM and funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM on Saturday at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Paul Mitchell will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Brown Mission Cemetery in the Laurel Creek Community.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Rominger Funeral Home.