Ed Hensley, age 64, of Knoxville, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at his home.

Ed was a retired graphic artist and a member of First Baptist Church of Sweetwater.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Jack Hensley.

Survivors include: his wife of 35 years, Sharon Mills, of Knoxville;

Mother, Jan Hensley, of Lenoir City;

Sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Lanny Thompson, of Johnson City;

Brother and sister-in-law, Jackie and Lucy Hensley, of Ten Mile;

Nieces and nephews, Chase and Kelly Hensley, Matt Thompson, Grant Thompson, Brys and Rachel Hensley, Laura and Levi Fitzgerald;

Great-nieces and nephew, Ella Thompson, Nora Thompson, and Finn Hensley;

Mother-in-law, Olivia Mills;

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Snell and Carrie Mills, all of Maryville;

Sister-in-law, Carol Shane, of Knoxville.

The family received friends on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Kyker Funeral Homes in Sweetwater. The funeral service followed at 7 p.m. in Kyker’s Chapel with Dr. Leonard Markham officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in the Edgemon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Focus Ministries (focustn. Org), or Zoo Knoxville (zooknoxville.org).

Kyker Funeral Homes in Sweetwater in charge of arrangements. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com

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