Barbara Gail Norman Hensley

Barbara Gail
Norman Hensley
Barbara Gail (Norman) Hensley was born December 7, 1956 to Harry Lee Norman Sr. and Nola Eileen (Hawkins) Norman in Independence, MO and completed the eleventh grade at Van Horn High School. 
Growing up, she loved horseback riding, going to the lake, and riding her motorcycle. She had many friends around Independence. 
On February 16, 198, she married Gary Lee Hensley. Together, they raised three children; Brandilyn Eileen Arms, Dennis Lee Arms Jr and David Norman Hensley. 
She worked various jobs but enjoyed her job at K-Mart the most. She worked her way up from stocking shelves to a Point of Salesperson. 
Barbara and Gary retired to Edwards, MO about 25 years ago. They adopted their three grandchildren. She used to say, “If I had known how much fun grandkids were, I would have had them first.” She loved cooking for her family, reading and sitting on the deck listening to nature while drinking her coffee.
She passed away on February 22, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by here parents. She is survived by her husband Gary Hensley of Edwards, MO, her daughter Brandilyn Arms of Edwards,MO, her son Dennis Arms Jr and his wife Dena of Edwards, MO, her son David Hensley and his wife Melody of Edwards, MO and her granchildren; Krystina Hall and husband Jeremiah, Robert Hensley, Makenzie Hensley, Jesse Arms, Aaron Arms, Sarah Arms, Matthew Arms, and David Michael Hensley.

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