Agnes Black Henslee


Agnes Black Henslee, 89, of Jasper, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at her residence. She was born April 12, 1928. She was a graduate of Walker High School, Livingston State Teacher’s College (University of West Alabama) and the University of Alabama. Mrs. Henslee was a teacher in the Walker County School System for many years and retired at Parrish Elementary as Assistant Principal. She was a long time member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority.

The family received friends Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m., at Kilgore Green Funeral Home.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel. Chaplain Leonard Rigsby officiated the service. Burial was at Walker Memory Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne C Henslee; parents, Love and Cora Black; and brothers, Clyde Black and Norbert Black.

She is survived by her children, Donna Miller (John) of Jasper, Paul Henslee (Kathy) of Nanafalia, Ala., and Marianne Key (Barry) of Jasper; grandchildren, Hannah Henslee of Tuscaloosa, Nathan Key of Jasper, Tyler Henslee (Madison) of Cuba, Ala.; sisters-in-law, Barbara Black and Dolores Henslee, both of Jasper; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Key, Tyler Henslee, Ken Henslee, Greg Henslee, Joey Henslee and Dave Henslee.

Special thanks to Alabama Hospice and caregivers, Pat Jordan, Hazel Cagle, Lana Vinson and Kayla Grace.

Kilgore Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503