Edna L. Hensley, 103, of Alton, passed away at 8:39 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
She was born in Alton on Oct. 6, 1911, the daughter of the late John and Maude (Wood) Rhoades.
She married James Hensley on Jan. 9, 1932, in Alton. He preceded her in death.
Edna is survived by one daughter, Sherry (Ronald) Cowan of Godfrey; one special niece, Carol Bricker of Bunker Hill; along with great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bertha Froebel; and three brothers, Herbert, Edward and Walter Rhoades.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to Rosewood Care Center of Alton.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.