Sue Hensley Hale, 64, Mooreland Drive, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 29, 1998, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Maddux Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. John R. Christian officiating. Burial will be in Bainbridge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 9 tonight.

A native of Crofton, she was born June 3, 1934, the daughter of the late Lorenzo Hensley and Ethel Farris Hensley. She was a retired school bus driver, having worked 20 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Sinking Fork Baptist Church. Her husband, Frank Hale, died in 1994. A daughter, Dianna Hale Walls, died in 1997.

Survivors include a son, Len Hale, Hopkinsville; three daughters, Patsy Hale Welker, Atlanta, Barbara Hale, Nashville, Tenn., Phyllis Hale Morgan,
Hopkinsville; two brothers, J.W. Hensley, Princeton, Jerry Hensley, Cerulean; a sister, Betty O'Donnell, Princeton, and five grandchildren.

Graves Co Abstracts Aug 1901

WALTER  HALE, son of Alex Hale and nephew of Maj. H.S. Hale, was born and
reared in this city.  Some 8 or 10 years ago he entered the legal profession
and passed a first class examination.  Shortly afterward he led to the altar
Miss Ethel, the second daughter of Col. Lucian Anderson, and moved his
family to Hopkinsville where he practiced his profession until that dread
disease, consumption, caused him to migrate to Phoenix, Az.  in search of
health.  A few weeks ago he returned to hopkinsville where he died.  Leaves
a wife, three children and several brothers and sisters.  Burial in Mayfield
City Cemetery.

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