Jeannette Ruth “Jan” Hensel, age 66 of Ripley, Ohio, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Hospice Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville, Kentucky. She was a home healthcare aide for many years. Mrs. Hensel was born July 14, 1946 in Walters, Oklahoma the daughter of Maxine (Dempsey) Woolf of Duncan, Oklahoma and the late William Alton Woolf.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Hensel is survived by her loving husband of thirty six years, Louis “Bud” Hensel; six children – Johnnie Burson of Newark, Ohio, Leslie “J.R.” Burson of New Richmond, Ohio, Jimmy Burson of Amelia, Ohio, Dorothy Bare of Aberdeen, Ohio, Buddy Hensel of Ripley, Ohio and Samantha Hancock of Williamsburg, Ohio; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren; three sisters – Sue Chisum of Oklahoma, Pamela Jackson of Texas and Maquita Wilkson of Oklahoma; two brothers – Leon Woolf and Alton Woolf, both of Oklahoma.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Monday, April 22, 2013 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow the funeral service in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley. A celebration of her life will follow the funeral services at the Courts-Fussnecker American Legion Post #367 in Ripley.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The Courts-Fussnecker American Legion Post #367, 2944 Elk River Rd. Ripley, Ohio 45167 or to the Hospice Care Center at Kenton Pointe, 1435 Kenton Pointe Way Maysville, KY. 41056.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the link above.