Virginia M. Emerson Hensley, 80, of Danville, Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Sovah Health Danville. She was born on July 3, 1939, in Reidsville, N.C. to the late Ruth and Edgar Emerson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Hensley; brothers, Charlie Emerson and Benjaman Emerson; and grandson, Jonathan Lee Keatts. Mrs. Hensley was of the Baptist faith and retired from Averett University. She will be missed greatly, but will be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her four daughters, Carolyn Daniel (Kenneth), Betty Tate (Tony), Faye Lawson and Mary Cox; son in love, Jerry Gammon; grandchildren, Christopher Daniel (Traci), Andrew Keatts (Reina), Jason Fulton (Whitney), Jessica Daniel, Justin Keatts, Josh Weaver; and furry grandbaby, Jonah Cox; and ten great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541 with Pastor Mike Hearp officiating, interment will follow at Schoolfield Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Norris Funeral Services, West End Chapel. The family will receive friends and family at other times at her daughter Mary's home where Mrs. Hensley resided. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Hensley family. Online condolences may be made at

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