Leona D. Hensley age 60, died 6:47 p.m., Thursday Oct. 8, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 3, 1955 in Lima to the late Jim and Marian Hutchinson Reis. She married Gary Hensley, Sr. and he survives in Lima.
Leona loved to go to BINGO and listen to Jimmy Swayggart. She also enjoyed gambling.
Additional survivors include 2 sons: Gary (Melissa) Hensley, Jr. of Waynesfield and John (Clarissa) Hensley of Lima, a daughter Tressa (John) Schlesselman of Shawnee, 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, 7 siblings: Marian Smith of Gomer, Alice (David) Evans of Jeffersonville, IN, Kenny (Nancy Jane) Reis of Lima, Doris (Kevin) Magan of Olaton, KY, David (Debbie) Reis of Phoenix, AZ, Paul (Glenna) Reis of Brooksville, KY and James Ellison of Lima and a sister-in-law Nancy Jean Reis of Lima.
She was preceded in death by a brother Jimmy Reis and a brother-in-law Chuck Smith, and a stepfather James Ira Ellison, Sr.
Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday Oct. 17 at Firm Foundation Church with Pastor Pete Dove officiating.