Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Sue Brassfield Henley, age 93 of Manchester will be conducted at 2:00pm, Friday, July 10, 2014 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Allen Adams officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Shane Henley, Jeffery Walker, Greg Keeling, Jeremy Garner, Billy Oliver, Scott Vaughn and Jeremy Woods.
Visitation with the Henley family will be from 5 pm until 8 pm, Thursday at Manchester Funeral Home.
Mrs. Henley passed this life Tuesday, July 7 following and extended illness.
Mrs. Henley was born in Hillsboro Tennessee the daughter of the late Luther William Brassfield and Vena Myers Brassfield. She worked for 57 years with her husband in the family business, Henley Equipment Company, Henley Grain and the Conklin Company. Sue was a faithful member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Manchester. Mrs. Henley enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid gardener. It was said that she was the “Best Cook” in Coffee County. She was also a 4-H Leader and a member of the Home Demonstration Club for many years. In 1994, she along with her husband Wilson were awarded the very first “Spirit of Conklin Award” from the Conklin Company where she and Wilson were regional sales directors. In addition to her parents, Sue was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mrs. Jessie Mae Oliver, Mrs. Thursie Bynum and Mrs. Pauline Camack, and by a brother, Mr. Speaker Brassfield.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Her loving husband of 73 years, Mr. Wilson Henley of Manchester
Daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Mitchell and her husband Steve of Taylorsville, NC
Two sons, Carter Henley and his wife Linda of Hillsboro
David Henley and his wife Marcia of Hillsboro
Sister, Mrs. Emma Payne of Decherd, TN
Six grandchildren, Ginger Keeling, Shane Henley, Twilla Walker, Tyler Mitchell, Jennifer Henley and Rachel Henley, by 8 great grandchildren and also by her faithful companion, her cat “Lucky”