Taps- Hensley, Dale


          Dale L. Hensley -1936-2017 (80)
of Clovis, NM passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Muffley Funeral Home, 1430 Thornton. Services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, December 4, 2017, at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeb Archey officiating. Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Santa Fe National Cemetery with full Military Honors at 3:00pm.
Dale was born December 1, 1936, in Durham, OK to Guy Hensley and Erma Gantz Hensley. He married Patricia Willmoth August 23, 1958, in Canadian, TX. Dale was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, wood working, telling stories and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include: his wife; Patricia "Pat" Hensley of the home, two daughters; Cynthia (Mike) Wall of Clovis, NM, and Kathy (Bryan) Janes of Fort Worth, TX, three brothers; Addie (Norma) Hensley of Pampa, TX, Ronald (Darlene) Hensley of Durham, OK, and Glen (Sherry) Hensley of High Rolls, NM, sister; Patricia Minjarez of Alamogordo, NM, cousins; Calvin and Julia Bachmann of Durham, OK, and four grandchildren; Taylor (Allison) Huerta, Christopher (Meghan) Wall, Austin Wall, and Kelsey Huerta. He was preceded in death by his parents; Guy and Erma Hensley, four siblings; Karen Hensley, Vondell Albright, Nona Jones and Quinlin Hensley.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in honor of Dale to South Plains Honor Flight athttp://www.texassouthplainshonorflight.org/donations/
Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home, 575-762-4435,www.muffleyfuneralhome.com

Published in the Eastern New Mexico News on Dec. 3, 2017