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Nancy Hensley Obituary

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Nancy Hensley, age 81 of Rockwall, TX, passed away December 20, 2019. She was born July 30, 1938, in Cooper, TX, to Wayne Woodrow Wilson and Elaine Anderson Wilson.

From childhood until middle age, Nancy lived in Paris, TX. She lived briefly in New Orleans, LA, Sulphur Bluff, TX, Puerto Rico and Austin, TX. Nancy worked at DeGolyer and MacNaughten as an executive secretary for 20 years. Upon retirement, she pursued her passions: gardening, needlepoint, mystery novels, CNN and Sunday dinners with family. Nancy was a member of First United Methodist Church of Rockwall and she enjoyed being a part of the Friendship Sunday School Class.

Preceding her in death were her parents; daughter, Sara Haynes; brother, Donald Wilson and son-in-law, Gaspar Sanchez.

Surviving are her daughters: Susan Sanchez of Paris, TX, and Holly Sanford and husband Larry Joe of Rockwall, TX; grandchildren: Brandon Keith and Lainey Hope Sanford, both of Rockwall, and Rosalee, Esmeralda and Isabella Sanchez-Haynes, all of Paris, TX; nephew: Louis Elliott Wilson of Alpine, TX; and niece: Phylis Anne Gage of Cedar Park, TX.

A Celebration of Nancy’s life will be held 10:00am, Friday, January 3, 2020, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location. Inurnment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Immediately following the services, a gathering of family and friends will be held at The Gathering at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location.

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