Zelda Hensley, age 88 of Beauty, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at her home. Born December 8, 1924 in Martin County, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Pricy Copley Brewer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hensley {1993}; one brother, A.J. Brewer; one sister, Gladys Whitt; and one grandchild. She is survived by three sons, James R. Hensley (Irene) of Inez, David Hensley (Nonnie) of Tomahawk and John Paul Hensley (Tammy) of Warfield; three daughters, Mary Lee Copley of Beauty, Elizabeth Jewell (David) of Louisa and Sarah Preece (Michael Maynard) of Beauty; three brothers, Moses Brewer of Ohio, Delno Brewer of Lexington, KY and John Brewer of Beauty; one sister, Betty Booth of Lexington, KY; 17 grandchildren, and a host of great and great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Old Union United Baptist Church at the Mouth of Emily Creek with burial to follow in the Perry – Damron Cemetery. Ray Taylor will officiate. Friends may visit the church after 5pm Friday and until the time of service on Saturday. Arrangements are by the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, Inez.