Adolphis Henley

Obituary of Adolphis Henley

  Mr. Adolphis Henley age 91 of Sewanee, Tennessee passed from this life Friday morning at STRHS in Sewanee. He was born in Franklin County April 24, 1928, a son of the late General Joe Henley and Grace Marie Layne Henley, he was preceded in death by sons, Ray and Boris Henley; brothers, Parker and Owen Henley; sister, Elwanda Sain; and the mother of his children, Lillian Graves Henley. Mr. Henley had most recently made his home with his grandson, Sam (Krystal) Henley.

Mr. Henley was retired from The University of the South as a painter, he loved the outdoors, deer hunting and flea markets, where he met many friends and enjoyed talking and trading. His sons said “Dad loved a good deal”.

Survivors include his sons, Richard (Terri) Henley and Mickey (Emma) Henley; sisters, Sue Hill and Jean Harold; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate and honor his life will be Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Brother Claude Hoback officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. On line condolences and memories  may be shared with the family at:

Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle, Tennessee.

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