Tristan Jonathon Hensley

Born: Tue., Aug. 27, 1996
Died: Tue., Jul. 11, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 14, 2017
Location: Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Jul. 14, 2017
Location: Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

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Tristan Jonathon “T.J.” Hensley beloved son, brother, cousin & friend, age 20 of Whitwell, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017.  He was preceded in death by grandparents, Bobby Hensley Sr., John & Sue Presnell Stephenson; uncle, Johnny Ray Stephenson.  Tristan was employed by Buzzi Unicem Signal Mtn. Plant and a member of Local #L00-1 Steelworkers. He loved his Lily, racing motorcycles since the age of 4, his trucks, jeeps, four wheelers and anything fast, loud and dirty, just like his Uncle Johnny.  He left this world way to soon and will be horribly missed.

Those left to cherish his memories are his parents, Bobby & Janella Hensley; brother, Koy Hensley of Whitwell; grandmother, Erma Hensley of Jasper; special cousins, Nick Rankin, Aly Prestel; special nephew, Zander Blaze Rankin; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

Family will receive friends 11AM-1PM Central Time Friday, July 14, 2017 with funeral service to follow at 1PM Central Time, Friday with Rev. Jerry Basham officiating.  Interment at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Nick Rankin, Gavin Kilgore, Slayton Pettit, Mason Shelton, Dalton Dunn, Chad  Rollins, Colby Skiles & Derek Tucker.

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Marlene Crowther
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Marlene and Mark Crowther, Tandi and Brock and Jaycee Canty.

Brenton Coffman
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017


Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Tristan's death. We are here to support you in your grieving process. With sincere sympathy, may beauty live on in your memories and bring you peace.

Pj Green
   Posted Wed July 12, 2017
I hate to hear of the passing of this young man. I had the pleasure of meeting him in school. He definitely had a personality about him that made a lasting impression on anyone he met R.I.P Tristan. you surely are missed by many and remembered by all who you crossed paths with.

Stephanie Williamson
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017

MONET'S GARDEN  BASKET was sent by Kimberly Coffman and Stephanie (Hensley) Williamson.

Please accept our heartfelt condolences as words cannot begin to express how you are feeling right now. I cannot even begin to understand what you’re going through right now but Kim and I are here for you. I am praying for you and your family. Kimberly Coffman and Stephanie (Hensley) Williamson

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