LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, August 25 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Henley, 89, of Lebanon. A US Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Fairview Baptist Church, he died Aug. 22, 2009 at the University Medical Center.
Mr. Henley was a car salesman for Burchett Ford and the son of the late Vernon B. & Velma Neal Henley. Services were conducted by Pastor Michael Christian. Interment was at the Prosperity Cemetery in Cannon County.
Survivors include: children Harry (Paula) Henley, Nancy (Jim) Speck and Susan (Floyd) Dunnavant.
Also surviving is sister Mary (Bill) White; grandchildren Daniel (Linda) Dunnavant, DeeDee (Kris) Hatchell, Mike (Lisa) Henley, Jeff (Page) Henley, Lisa Speck, Kelly Speck and Brody Speck; great grandchildren Bryan, Makayla, & Winter Henley, Chase Owen, & Tanner Henley.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Henley is preceded in death by his wife Hallie Naomi "Polly" Henley, daughter Paula Jean Henley; siblings Vernie, Robbie, Ed Henley and Ruth Summers.
Mr. Henley’s nephews served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were caregivers Kathy Adkins, Mary Butler, Betty Henley, Grace Greenway, Anne Wallace, and Beverly Adkins.
Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.